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Story-Keyes Complete Streets Study

Calle Willow

Overview

In early 2015, VTA initiated a new component of its Complete Streets Program by beginning a series of corridor studies to implement Complete Streets elements along selected roadways in Santa Clara County. This planning effort is a partnership between VTA and its Member Agencies to transform select roadways into high-quality, multimodal streets that prioritize bicycle, pedestrian and transit travel while still serving motorists. The Story-Keyes Corridor Complete Streets Study, a joint project with the City of San Jose, evaluates 4 miles of Calle Willow, Story Road and Keyes Street from SR-87 to Capitol Expressway. The purpose of this planning study is to identify opportunities to demonstrate and advance Complete Streets improvements. The study will evaluate transit travel times, signal coordination, signal timing modifications, multimodal access, safety, and connectivity. VTA bus route 25 runs on Story-Keyes, while routes 66, 68, 72, and 73 intersect it. VTA's Alum Rock-Santa Teresa line is less than a mile north of the Story Road Capitol Avenue intersection. 

Public Meeting

Gathering public input is critical to the success of all the planning efforts VTA undertakes. We want to hear from you. How do you use the corridor and what improvements would you like to see? Tell us how we can improve this area in our online survey (coming soon), or attend an upcoming Community Forum:

6 p.m.,Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Emma Prusch Park Meeting Hall
647 King Rd, San Jose, CA 95116
This location is served by VTA bus routes 22, 25 and 77

Objectives

Through a collaborative effort with the general public, local, regional and  state stakeholders, the study will identify transportation improvements projects for funding and implementation along the corridor that promote mobility and connectivity, enhance safety and security, address pedestrian and bicycle issues, support economic vitality and sustainability, and are sensitive to the environment and community values.

Project Schedule

  • September 2016 Project Launch

  • Summer 2016 Existing Conditions Report released

  • Fall 2016 Round One Public Input Meetings

  • Summer 2017 corridor design alternatives released

  • Summer 2017 public design workshops and Round Two Public Input Meetings

  • Fall 2017 refinement of corridor design alternatives

  • Early 2018 Round Three Public Input Meetings

  • Spring 2018 preferred corridor design alternatives released

  • Summer 2018 Draft Report and Design Basis

  • Summer 2018 Final Report presented to the committees and VTA Board for Adoption

Project Funding

The Complete Streets Corridor Studies are funded through state and federal grants and the Vehicle Registration Fee (VRF) fund.

Fact Sheets 

(coming soon)

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

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VTA Community Outreach
Phone: (408) 321-7575
TTY Only: (408) 321-2330
community.outreach@vta.org

 

 
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