Author Archives: Greg Raven

High desert street maintenance

I noticed that the Comprehensive Annual Financial Reports for both Hesperia and Apple Valley include figures for how many miles of roadway have been resurfaced (Adelanto and Victorville seem not to include these figures). The following table sheds some light … Continue reading

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Editor’s Notebook: Highway 138 East project is finished

Without fanfare, Caltrans’ contractor finished the Highway 138 East widening project sometime in the last couple of weeks. I knew they were getting close, because about 80 percent of the new road had been open for quite some time.

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Highway 18 Corridor Study

The Town of Apple Valley is seeking input on a Corridor Study project on Highway 18 in the Apple Valley Village (AKA The Village) area.

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Bike path, lane agreements OK’d near VVC, Old Town

VICTORVILLE — The City Council this week unanimously approved construction and maintenance agreements with stakeholders for bike pathway as part of the Mojave Riverwalk project.

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Update: AB 1103 stop as yield bill

I just learned that the author has decided to pull the bill from the hearing because there were not enough supporting votes.

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Update on AB 1103

Dear AB 1103 supporter, Thank you for your support. More organizations have joined in AB 1103 [AKA Bicycles: yielding] support. The supporters I know about are listed below. If you know of others, please let me know.

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Apple Valley’s incoming Town Manager is a cyclist

On Tuesday, November 28, the Apple Valley Town Council will vote to hire Doug Robertson as the new Town Manager. The good news is that this would dramatically increase the number of cyclists in Apple Valley government from approximately zero … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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