San Jose Receives $150K Knight Cities Grant to Fund New City Designer, Avoid RDA Pitfalls

After receiving a $150,000 grant from the Knight Cities Challenge, San Jose has hired a new city designer in Timothy Rood.

De Anza Students Claim Victory as VTA Limits Eco Pass Price Hike

De Anza College students claimed victory Thursday night by curbing a proposal to hike the cost of commuting by 440 percent.

San Jose Council Member Magdalena Carrasco Dismisses Criticism from Nora Campos

Nora Campos’ unorthodox political career may lead her to challenge Councilwoman Magdalena Carrasco, who is clearly not a fan.

2015: A Year in Review

A year in review is rarely pretty, and 2015 was no exception. Here’s a brief list of the some of the biggest stories that made it a year to remember, and soon leave behind.

Little Portugal Residents Fume over Stalled Road Work

Five weeks after contractors hit a gas line, it’s unclear when work will resume on a bus route connecting East Side to downtown.

Silicon Valley’s Roads in Better Shape than Education System

Local leaders in transportation, education, housing and equity convened last week in Mountain View’s Computer History Museum for the 2015 Silicon Valley Regional Economic Forum.

San Jose Officials Plan Trip to Copenhagen, the ‘City of Cyclists’

San Jose officials want to travel to Copenhagen, which has branded itself the “City of Cyclists,” to study how the area has adapted to cyclists and pedestrians. That and more will be discussed at Tuesday’s City Council meeting.