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Pico Gate

In December 2009, Samtrans closed a gate across Pico Boulevard in Redwood City eliminating a route for cyclists.  Advocates are trying to get it reopened.

Photo: Mark Eliot

Map of the Problem

Peninsula Daily News, December 8, 2009.  Gate closure disrupts cyclists
San Mateo Daily Journal, September 8, 2010.  Open the gate
San Mateo Daily Journal, Sepember 15, 2010.  Cyclist safety disregarded by SamTrans
San Mateo Daily Journal, October 28, 2010.  SamTrans passing the buck
San Mateo Daily Journal, November 12, 2010.  With SamTrans safety is first priority
San Mateo Daily Journal, November 24, 2010.  Looking for a cyclist solution
Peninsula Daily News, December 7, 2010.  Samtrans should open Pico gate

News Articles

San Mateo Daily journal, October 21, 2010.  SamTrans: Gate to remain closed


Holier Than Thou, October 21, 2010.  Letter to Mark Simon of SamTrans regarding Pico
Holier Than Thou, November 9, 2010.  Mark Simon on Pico Boulevard




Automobile traffic on a Monday at roughly 8 AM viewed facing east from the southwest corner of Redwood Shores Parkway and Shoreway Road.