The Daily Journal/Samantha Weigel, 6/29/15. "Residents raise concern over proposed 101 ramp: San Mateo, Burlingame neighbors attend meeting on Peninsula Avenue interchange."
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air quality, plovers, red-legged frogs, trails.
And continued "NO" on anything progress.
Currently, there are no southbound ramps at Peninsula Avenue; instead drivers must travel down Amphlett Boulevard to enter at Poplar Avenue. Two design options for Peninsula Avenue, both of which require purchasing numerous commercial and residential properties along Amphlett Boulevard to make room for the new ramps, range from $56 million to $71 million.
.... “I’d like you to help reassure the Burlingame residents in the community,” said Burlingame Councilman Michael Brownrigg. “While really it’s San Mateo’s land and a San Mateo project, it also has a significant impact to Burlingame. So how do you persuade people that you’ll be a good steward for everyone’s interests and not just San Mateo?” Marilou Lee, a resident on the San Mateo side of Peninsula Avenue, also expressed worry the project would create more traffic and therefore safety issues; but noted concerns from Burlingame residents shouldn’t inherently stop the project." Read article
Note photographs. Protest of 1.3 miles highway 1 widening improvement through two intersections from a Pacifica Riptide article.
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