Only 2 Months To Go! Get Your Early Bird Tickets to the 4th Annual GrowRIVERSIDE Conference Now
There are lots of opportunities to get involved in local citizen science projects. Check out the latest update from Riverside Corona Conservation Resource District.
Check out the link for the meeting dates in each ward. Wed Oct. 14th is the first meeting.
This is a check off the public participation box. It’s also our chance to ask about projects different communities want funded. Make your input known. There are numerous local food, recreation, environmental and social development projects worthy of consideration.
This is the only resident sponsored forum being held on this measure.
It’s Wednesday, Oct. 12. Here’s the link:
Still time to ask questions at these upcoming meetings:
The No On Measure Z Facebook page plus Dan Bernstein’s Video.
It’s a teachable moment and a good place to start asking questions at the upcoming meetings.
Community members, just a quick head’s up about a series of questions the City of Riverside will be posing to residents in the next four weeks regarding parking in the downtown area.
The first question is up and available for feedback here: http://bit.ly/parkingsurvey1
As stated in the explanatory text attached to the question, there will be new questions posted to the site each subsequent Monday – July 4, July 11 and July 18 – leading up to the next community meeting at the Convention Center from 4-5:30 p.m. on July 18.
If you could take the time to forward this email to your members so we can get their feedback, that would be greatly appreciated.
The entire listing of parking-related questions, and other questions about issues in Riverside, can be found here:https://riversideca.mysidewalk.com/
Sign-up for the mySidewalk tool being used to gather feedback is quick and easy.
Any questions about how to sign up, please go here: http://help.mysidewalk.com/hc/en-us/articles/215115307-Do-I-Have-to-Create-an-Account-
Finally, I have included a flyer for the next parking meeting on July 18th if you would like to include that information in one of your upcoming eblasts.
Thank you again for being involved in our civic dialogue.
City of Riverside
Another milestone for the University Neighborhood in the saga of the Perris Valley Line. Our promised quiet zones are on order. Read the full report.Tuesday’s council item is the formal step required to make it real.
Jessica Gordon with the City of Riverside provided this update.
Service along the Perris Valley Line (PVL) began on June 6th, but there are still a few steps that need to take place before a quiet zone can officially be established. This includes execution of a maintenance agreement between the City and the Southern California Regional Rail Authority (SCRRA) – which is going to be presented to the City Council for consideration on June 21st. Other steps include verification of all installed improvements, and updating CalTrans’ crossing inventory system.
The Perris Valley Line includes seven crossings within the City – four of which (Mt. Vernon Avenue, Blaine Street, Spruce Street and Marlborough Avenue) are part of the PVL Quiet Zone project. Current projections indicate that this Quiet Zone should be in effect this Fall.
I hope this answers your question. Please let me know if you have more questions.
Grand Opening Fares
Metrolink is offering special grand opening fares for 6 months along the 91/Perris Valley Line extension.
· A $10 promotional Round-Trip fare when traveling within Riverside County
· A 10% discount on tickets starting at one of the new stations and traveling outside of Riverside County.
· The 91/Perris Valley Line (91/PV), which will extend Metrolink service on the 91 Line, will begin operations on June 6, 2016. Led by the Riverside County Transportation Commission (RCTC), the 91/PV is the first extension of Metrolink since the Antelope Valley Line was built in 1994.
The extension will continue rail service 24 miles from the Riverside-Downtown station to South Perris, and add new stations at Riverside-Hunter Park/UCR, Moreno Valley/March Field, Perris – Downtown and Perris – South. The extension will provide greater access to Metrolink service for residents throughout the region and in Menifee, Murrieta, Temecula, San Jacinto, Hemet, Lake Elsinore and Wildomar.
With the extension of the Perris Valley Line, there will be four new stations at Riverside-Hunter Park/UCR, Moreno Valley/March Field, Perris – Downtown and Perris – South. Click on the links below to view detailed station and connecting transit information.
Moreno Valley/March Field
Perris – Downtown
Perris – South
After receiving feedback from approx. 450 individuals, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and community members, a final report has been compiles to provide guidance regarding UC Riverside’s space needs, transportation, sustainability, safety, and aesthetics.
Below you will find a link to UCR Today’s feature article on the Physical Master Plan Study, as well as a link to the study’s website on UCR’s Capital Asset Strategies page and a link to the study itself.
UCR Today: Look Online for UCR’s Future Design<http://atu.cr/1NPX993>
Capital Asset Strategies – Physical Master Plan Study<http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/>
Physical Master Plan Study – Full Report PDF<http://cpp.ucr.edu/masterplan_study/ucriverside_pms_full_report_05242016.pdf>
Also attached is a PDF of the Physical Master Plan Study presentation made at the Steering Committee meeting on May 18th.
Please note that we also have posted summaries of each chapter of the Physical Master Plan Study to the study website, at the URL below.
A PDF of these combined summaries also is attached for your ease of future reference.
A list of frequently asked questions and responses also is posted to the study website, at the URL below.
A PDF of these FAQs also is attached for your ease of future reference.