San Mateo Drive

Name of Project:
San Mateo Drive

Short Description of Project:
The Department of Public Works is implementing "Complete Streets" improvements to North San Mateo Drive from Baldwin Avenue to Peninsula Avenue. San Mateo Drive is the County of San Mateo Bicycle route through San Mateo. The Project provides pedestrian and bicycle safety improvement that are consistent with the Pedestrian, Bicycle, and Sustainable Streets Master Plans, including Vision Zero principles. The Project consists of implementation of a road diet that converts the existing four-lane to two-lane with center turn lane and bicycle lanes from Poplar Avenue to Peninsula Avenue.
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“Complete Streets” is a nationwide effort to create streets that can accommodate all users — pedestrians, bicyclists, cars and mass transit.

Benefits of Work:
  • Adding approximately 1 mile of road diet which includes bicycle improvements through the installation of Class II bicycle lanes and Class III shared lanes
  • Adding new lighting for pedestrian safety
  • Adding pedestrian countdown signal heads
  • Adding curb extension to shorten pedestrian crossings
  • Reducing narrow outside travel lanes to reduce sideswipes
  • Adding center turn lane to reduce left turn conflicts and rear-end collisions.
  • Adding stormwater treatment curb extensions for sustainability
Project Phase:
Design Phase

Impacted Areas:
North San Mateo Drive between Baldwin Avenue and Peninsula Avenue
Project Manager: Mario Ung, Senior Engineer
Phone: 650-522-7315
Email Mario Ung

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