In Health Policy and Planning, one of our goals is to support policies that ensure all residents can choose an active or public transportation choice when desired. Right now is also a good time to have your voice heard in various bike and pedestrian plan updates throughout the County. There are currently at least four bike and pedestrian plan updates underway in the County, in various stages of input and planning, that include: Daly City, the City of San Mateo, San Mateo County, and South San Francisco, and one Transportation Master Plan in Menlo Park. These plans are tools and
The Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition (SVBC) has developed a framework and a set of goals to advance its commitment to equity and social justice. By identifying values such as equity, access, community power, sustainability and empathy, SVBC staff will work to realize its vision for a community that values, includes and encourages bicycling for all people.
The SMC Youth Commission (SMCYC) is recruiting youth between the ages of 13 to 20 who reside in San Mateo County to serve on the commission for the 2019-2020 term. The SMCYC advises the Board of Supervisors and other county departments on the needs and concerns of the county’s youth with the goal of informing policies that can improve the well-being of and the conditions for all youth to thrive in San Mateo County. Share the opportunity with any youth leaders you know! Applications are due May 24, 2019.