Letter to the editor: Road safety

The seemingly endless resurfacing project on Apple Valley Road, has me wondering who the project manager is. My project managing experience comes from being involved with space track stations and major Communication sites. This project has so many loose ends I am glad my name isn’t connected with it.

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Town of Apple Valley granted $3.4 million for safe routes to school

Children at Mariana Academy, Sandia Academy, and Apple Valley High School will soon find it easier to walk or bike to school thanks to a $3.4 million grant from the California Department of Transportation.

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AB 1103 update

Dear AB 1103 supporter,

Thank you for your support. The number of supporting organizations for AB 1103 continues to grow. I’m awaiting confirmation from several additional organizations and continue to seek more support. Here are the current bill supporters I’m aware of.

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‘Safe and scenic’

APPLE VALLEY — The air may have been chilly early Saturday morning, but things heated up quickly along the Victor Valley Bicycle Tour routes, says rider Dane Redmond.

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Status report on the SR-138 (East) realignment

CalTrans crews are hard at work “realigning” State Route 138 east (A.K.A. Highway 138, A.K.A. Rim of the World Highway) from 1.9 miles east of Interstate 15 (A.K.A. I-15) to just west of Post Office Road. Apparently, “realignment” is CalTrans-speak for scrapping the previous road and replacing it with something completely different.

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AB 1103 stop as yield update

Dear AB 1103 supporter,

I intend to update you monthly on what’s happening related to the bill.

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Apple Valley to vote on bike lanes upgrade

The Apple Valley Town Council will be voting at the September 22 council meeting to award a contract to All American Asphalt for the Townwide Class II Bikeway Upgrade – Project No. 2016-03.

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Bicycle safety signs installed

APPLE VALLEY — Bicyclists on the road should be a lot safer after the Victor Valley Bicycle Tour donated hundreds bike safety signs to three High Desert municipalities and the county.

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Support AB 1103 (Stop as Yield Bill)

We have an opportunity to pass Stop-As-Yield in California. Here is a letter I received from Walt Seifert at Sacramento TrailNet, and a sample letter to send to the chairman of the California Committee on Transportation in support of this measure.

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Amgen Tour of California, Stage 7 start in Wrightwood

The start of Stage 7 of the 2017 Amgen Tour of California in Wrightwood seemed to be very poorly attended.

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