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Google touts $5M in Bay Trail upgrades

Original post made on May 13, 2019

Google and South Bay city officials celebrated the latest milestone in an expensive, decadeslong effort to link 500 miles of Bay Trail on Tuesday, making it easier to walk and bike between Mountain View and San Jose on a scenic path contouring the Bay.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, May 13, 2019, 10:11 AM

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Posted by resident
a resident of Old Mountain View
on May 13, 2019 at 11:36 am

Is the stretch of Bay Trail between the Palo Alto golf course and the Dumbarton Bridge ever going to be open to the public? Seems to me that this route is just as useful to Google employees as the Sunnyvale route.

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Posted by Me
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on May 13, 2019 at 12:09 pm

I went out the bay trail yesterday, and the new stretch is nice, but that 1 mile unfinished stretch ...

Bay Trail Ravenswood - Dumbarton bridge:

Web Link

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Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on May 13, 2019 at 2:33 pm

Dan Waylonis is a registered user.

Two requests for the MV Voice: please provide larger photos and links / maps to the areas in discussion.

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Posted by Kevin Forestieri
Mountain View Voice Staff Writer
on May 14, 2019 at 11:03 am

Kevin Forestieri is a registered user.

Google provided us with a map of the latest trail work, which is now linked near the top of the story. Fair warning though, it's a pretty beefy pdf.

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Posted by Steve
a resident of Sylvan Park
on May 15, 2019 at 9:10 am

Thanks for the PDF. The article says that google can complete the path in the summer, but the PDF says the SCWD project doesn't start until 2020, and the article says the path can't be done until the Water District completes its project. So sounds like the remaining gap won't be completed for quite a while.

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