Envisioning El Camino Real

El Camino Real

On September 5, 2019, Greenbelt Alliance, Santa Clara Community Advocates (SCCA), and Livable Sunnyvale engaged more than 40 members of the public in a discussion on the future of El Camino Real in an educational event with presentations from local experts and a Q&A panel. El Camino Real is a 43-mile roadway that extends from San Jose to Daly City. This corridor acts as a central artery for many residential areas and… Read More

Questions on Coyote Valley’s Future in Scope for General Plan Update

On June 11, San Jose City Council voted to include discussions of North Coyote Valley’s environmental future in the City’s upcoming general plan update. This is another important step on the path to permanently protecting this local treasure.

How South Bay Housing Advocates Mobilize Their Communities

The panel of South Bay housing advocates describing their journeys to the crowd

At an event co-hosted by SV@Home as part of Affordable Housing Week, South Bay housing advocates shared how they became involved, the challenges they face in their cities, and opportunities for smart growth in the Bay Area.

A New Vision for Santa Clara’s El Camino Real

The Santa Clara Community Advocates discussing their shared vision for the El Camino Real

The Santa Clara Community Advocates released their shared vision for Santa Clara’s El Camino Real Corridor, laying a path for smart growth in the city. Paired with their walking tours, they’re taking important steps towards building a better future for their city.

Santa Clara Community Rallies for Smart Growth on El Camino Real

Bus islands, bike lanes, and other transportation improvements would be a huge boon to the City of Santa Clara community.

Community members and advocacy groups came together to urge the Santa Clara City Council to make smart choices about growth along El Camino Real. This is an ideal opportunity to bring homes people can afford to a bustling transit corridor.

Tell San Jose City Council to Protect Coyote Valley

After decades of effort, the passage of Measure T has given San Jose the chance to purchase and Coyote Valley. Act now to demand San Jose City Council use the full $50 million approved by voters with Measure T to permanently protect Coyote Valley!

County Denies Morgan Hill Sprawl, Sparing Local Farms

Morgan Hill's Southeast Quadrant

The Santa Clara County LAFCO denied the City of Morgan Hill’s Sprawl proposal which would have destroyed agricultural land in the City’s Southeast Quadrant.

Santa Clara Community Advocates, Planning Professionals Helping Decide El Camino Real Corridor’s Future

A panel of local planning experts meet to discuss the future of El Camino Real, hosted by the Santa Clara Community Advocates

The Santa Clara Community Advocates met with local planning professionals to discuss their vision for the future of the city’s El Camino Real. This community advocacy group is helping shape the future of this important transit corridor.

White Paper: Coyote Valley & Groundwater Protection

Our new white paper, Coyote Valley & Groundwater Protection, shows how important it is for these lands to remain undeveloped.

Coyote Valley plays a crucial role in recharging the San Jose’s groundwater resources. It’s incredibly important to protect this piece of essential green infrastructure from potential contamination.

The Science of Groundwater Contamination Shows Why San Jose Residents Should Vote Yes on Measure T

Our new white paper, Coyote Valley & Groundwater Protection, shows how important it is for these lands to remain undeveloped.

Passing Measure T to protect green infrastructure like Coyote Valley will help keep Silicon Valley’s water supply safe from contamination. Coyote Valley, as undeveloped land, is the largest easily-protected area of Santa Clara County’s groundwater system.