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