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Sunnyvale Killer Car Driver At Large

Sunnyvale police say suspected killer car driver Reina Robles may be trying to flee the country, after failing to find her despite locating her vehicle in Santa Clara on Friday. Police identified 55-year-old Robles as the suspected hit-and-run driver who struck and killed 73-year-old bicyclist Javad Hada at eastbound Central…

Sunnyvale Fine With Slow Lanes For Buses

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA)’s scaled-back Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) on El Camino Real project received mostly positive reviews at Sunnyvale’s City Council meeting on Tuesday December 19, the third in a series of city council meetings where VTA staff are presenting the new concept. VTA’s El Camino…

Sunnyvale Underpasses Move Forward

Constructing underpasses under the Caltrain tracks at both Mary Avenue and Sunnyvale Avenue as proposed by city staff received a generally positive review by the Sunnyvale City Council on Tuesday October 17, with the public and business community in particular in support of closing Sunnyvale to motorized traffic and constructing…

Sunnyvale Vision Zero Kicks Off

Sunnyvale city staff introduced Vision Zero at the plan’s first community meeting on Thursday, October 5, attended by about 20 people. The city is gathering public input on the plan and hopes to convince the City Council to adopt it by Summer 2018. “We in the city don’t measure our…

Smoking Weed Banned In Sunnyvale

WHEREAS, the City Council desires to update the marijuana regulations in the Sunnyvale Municipal Code to maintain the City’s existing prohibition on commercial marijuana activities, and expressly make clear, in light of passage of the [Adult Use of Marijuana] AUMA, that all such uses (whether medical or recreational) continue to…

Sunnyvale Triples Highway Expansion Budget

Last week on August 22 the Sunnyvale City Council unanimously approved an updated Transportation Impact Fee (TIF) program, previously updated in 2013. The TIF taxes commercial and residential development per square foot, 96 percent of which will go to highway and roadway traffic expansions, including $180 million to grade-separate the…