Mountain View City Council approved studying potential changes to the General Plan, including the potential for new homes near Google headquarters, increased density along El Camino Real, and revamping neighborhood shopping centers.
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Mountain View City Council discusses more flexible approach to affordable housing.
The Bay Trail bridges a gap with the opening of a 2.4 mile path behind Moffett Field, creating a continuous bicycle and pedestrian network from East Palo Alto to San Jose.
Update: Trail Opened Sept 20.
Mountain View approves affordable housing downtown.
Despite concerns from one council member that the project was too expensive, the Mountain View City Council on Tuesday approved spending about $7 million of city affordable housing funds on a new 51-unit apartment complex downtown.
Council members used words such as “gorgeous” and “splendid” to describe the proposed affordable housing complex, designed by the ROEM Development Corp. for a city-owned property at the southeast corner of West Evelyn Avenue and Franklin Street that is currently used as a parking lot.
Google has approached Mountain View City Council with a proposal to add retail and housing to their headquarter campus in North Bayshore. The City will likely be considering this proposal in their General Plan land use discussions.
Mountain View Mulls A Googletopia (TechChrunch, via The Other Side of the Tracks).
The Mountain View Voice reports on a joint City Council / Planning Commission session to discuss building densities and land uses in the new general plan being developed. At Tuesday’s session, the discussion centered around three of nine focus areas where new development in the City is to be concentrated – El Camino Real, North Bayshore, and the San Antonion shopping center.