PRELIMINARY DRAFT (06/22/01)
TRAIL ROUTE: S-1 (Matadero Creek/Page Mill Trail)

TRAIL OPTIONS

SEGMENTS OF THE PROPOSED TRAIL OPTIONS

APPROX

LENGTH

(miles)

EXISTING STATUS

TRAIL CONDITION

CONSTRAINTS (Environmental/Public/Agency Concerns)

Completed

Partially-completed

None

Dirt Path

Paved

Other

Biological Resources (i.e. Special Species)

Hydrology and Water Quality

(i.e. adj. creek)

Existing Use Restrictions

(i.e. No bikes)

Concerns of the Public/

Landowners

Other

S1-A: Matadero Creek Alignment Option (as per Santa Clara County Countywide Trails Master Plan Update)

Segment 1

(S1-A1)

From Page Mill Rd to Foothill Expwy to Old Page Mill Rd

.2 miles

X

-

-

 

7 ft

asphalt

(north)

Within CountyROW

In special conservation area

-

-

-

Traffic concerns-

Access from pedestrian/

bike facilities could be difficult

Segment 2

(S1-A2)

From Old Page Mill Rd to Page Mill Rd

.9 miles

X

-

-

-

24 ft

County road

 

In special conservation area

Adjacent creek

-

Access road for LAH residences/ SU agric. tenants

Low traffic volumes

Possible easement on County roada

Segment 3

(S1-A3)

From Page Mill Rd to Arastradero Rd

.6 miles

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Traffic concerns-2 fwy on-ramps;

Room in R.O.W. for bike/ pedestrian facilities

Segment 4

(S1-A4)

From Arastradero Rd to Arastradero Staging Area

.5 miles

-

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

Bike lanes on Page Mill Rd in LAH; none on Arastradero Rd

S1-B: Stanford Avenue/City of Palo Alto Trails Connection/Alignment Options

Segment 1

(S1-B1)

From Stanford Ave/Bowdoin St to Page Mill Rd on Peter Coutts Ln

.6 miles

X

     

6 ft

asphalt

Stanford

Green

belt

-

-

No horses permitted

Adjacent to Stanford University residences

Existing path being used primarily by residents and visitors

Segment 2

(S1-B2)

From Peter Coutts Ln/Page Mill Rd to JSB on Page Mill

.5 miles

X

     

6 ft

asphalt

Stanford

Green

belt

   

No horses permitted

Adjacent to Stanford University residences

Existing path being used primarily by residents and visitors

Segment 3

(S1-A1)

Connects to S1-A1

-

                     

OR Option #2

Segment 1A

(S1-B1A)

From Stanford Ave/Bowdoin St to Raimundo Wy

.6 miles

X

     

6-8 ft

asphalt

Stanford

Green

belt

   

No horses permitted

Adjacent to Stanford University residences

Need to cross Stanford Avenue

Segment 2A

(S1-B2A)

From Raimundo Wy to JSB

.3 miles

X

     

6-8 ft

asphalt

Stanford

Green

belt

   

No horses permitted

Adjacent to Stanford University residences

Need to cross Stanford Avenue

Segment 3

(S1-B3A)

Along JSB to Page Mill/Old Page Mill

.5 miles

   

X

           

San Francisco

Water District

Pipeline R.O.W.

 

Segment 4

(S1-A1)

Connects to S1-A1

-

                     

TRAIL ROUTE: S-1 (Matadero Creek/Page Mill Trail) Continued

TRAIL OPTIONS

TRAIL SEGMENT

(from ______ to _____)

COUNTYWIDE TRAILS MASTER PLAN:

(Goals for a Sub-regional Trail Route)

Will the trail segment, if built, provide regional recreation benefits?

Will the trail segment, if built, provide regional transportation benefits?

Will the trail segment provide continuous and convenient linkages between City and County trails?

Will the entire trail route link two or more Regional Trails?

Are Other Agencies Involved or Acquisitions Needed?

CURRENT CONDITIONS vs. INTENDED USES:

Does the current alignment allow for the intended uses of the Countywide Trails Master Plan?

             

Hiking

Biking (on-road)

Biking

(off-road)

Equestrian-riding

S1-A: Matadero Creek

S1-A1: From Page Mill Rd/Foothill Expwy to Old Page Mill Rd

Yes

Yes

No

 

SCC Roads & Airport

X

X

X

Not intended

 

S1-A2: From Old Page Mill Rd to Page Mill Rd

Yes

Yes

No

 

SCC Roads & Airport

X

(w/in ROW)

X

No

Not intended

 

S1-A3: From Page Mill Rd to Arastradero Rd

No

Yes

No

 

CALTRANS, Los Altos Hills

No

X

No

Not intended

 

S1-A4: From Arastradero Rd to Arastradero Staging Area

Not applicable

N/A

N/A

 

Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto

No

X

No

Possible

(not on SU land)

S1-B1: Stanford Ave

(Option 1)

S1-B1: From Stanford Ave/Bowdoin St to Page Mill Rd on Peter Coutts Ln

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

S1-B2: From Peter Coutts Ln/Page Mill Rd to JSB on Page Mill Rd

Yes

Limited

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

S1-B3: Connects to S1-A1

               

Not intended

S1-B1A:

Stanford Ave

(Option 2)

S1-B1A: From Stanford Ave/Bowdoin St to Raimundo Wy

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

S1-B2A: From Raimundo Wy to JSB

Yes

Limited

Yes

 

Palo Alto

SCC Roads & Airport

X

X

X

Not intended

 

S1-B3A: Along JSB to Page Mill/Old Page Mill Rd

Yes

Limited

Yes

 

Palo Alto

SCC Roads & Airport

X

X

X

Not intended

 

Connects to S1-A1

               

Not intended

 

TRAIL ROUTE: C-1 (San Francisquito/Los Trancos Trail)

TRAIL OPTIONS

SEGMENTS OF THE PROPOSED TRAIL OPTIONS

(from ___ to ___)

APPROX

LENGTH

(miles)

EXISTING STATUS

TRAIL CONDITION

CONSTRAINTS (Environmental/Public/Agency Concerns)

Completed

Partially-completed

None

Dirt Path

Paved

Other

Biological Resources (i.e. Special Species)

Hydrology and Water Quality

(i.e. adj. creek)

Existing Use Restrictions

(i.e. No bikes)

Concerns of the Public/

Landowners

Other

C1-A: San Francisquito/Los Trancos Alignment Option

Segment 1

(C1-A1)

From El Camino Real to Arboretum Rd

.4

X

-

-

-

6 ft

asphalt

adj.

Sand Hill Rd

-

-

-

-

-

Existing bike lane on Sand Hill Road

Segment 2

(C1-A2)

From Arboretum Rd to Pasteur Dr

.5 to .6

X

-

-

10 ft

top of creek bank/

6 ft asphalt to Sand Hill Rd

Not improved

-

Yes

(adjacent creek corridor)

-

-

Dirt path in the Archeological Preserve adjacent to creek,

part of SCVWD maintenance road

Segment 3

(C1-A3)

From Pasteur Dr to Searsville Path

.5

X

-

-

-

6 ft

asphalt

to Sand Hill Rd

-

-

-

-

-

-

Segment 4*

(C1-A4)

From Searsville Path to Sand Hill Rd/Santa Cruz Ave

.4

-

X

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

6 ft paved path planned but not approved by City of Menlo Park

To be evaluated: Alternate route within Stanford campus will be 3-4 X the length of this segment

Segment 5*

(C1-A5)

From Sand Hill Rd /Santa Cruz Ave to Alpine Rd

.2

X

-

-

6 ft

asphalt

-

-

-

Yes

(adjacent to San Francisquito Creek corridor)

-

-

Not accessible from all parts of the existing intersection

TRAIL ROUTE: C-1 (San Francisquito/Los Trancos Trail) - Continued

TRAIL OPTIONS

TRAIL SEGMENT

(from ______ to _____)

COUNTYWIDE TRAILS MASTER PLAN:

(Goals for a Sub-regional Trail Route)

Will the trail segment, if built, provide regional recreation benefits?

Will the trail segment, if built, provide regional transportation benefits?

Will the trail segment provide continuous and convenient linkages between City and County trails?

Will the entire trail route link two or more Regional Trails?

Are Other Agencies Involved or Acquisitions Needed?

CURRENT CONDITIONS vs. INTENDED USES:

Does the current alignment allow for the intended uses of the Countywide Trails Master Plan?

             

Hiking

Biking (on-road)

Biking

(off-road)

Equestrian-riding

C1-A: San Francisquito/

Los Trancos

C1-A1: From El Camino Real to Arboretum Rd

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

C1-A2: From Arboretum Rd to Pasteur Dr

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

C1-A3: From Pasteur Dr to Searsville Rd

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Palo Alto

X

X

X

Not intended

 

C1-A4: From Searsville Rd to Sand Hill Rd/Santa Cruz Ave

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

-

-

-

-

Not intended

 

C1-A5: From Sand Hill Rd /Santa Cruz Ave to Alpine Rd

Yes

Yes

Yes

 

Paths mnted by Menlo Park

X

No

X

Not intended

Document received from Jane Mark at Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation on June 22, 2001.
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