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‘Servin’ the public … and can you believe no breakfast for...

Henry Servin is Gilroy’s new city transportation engineer, and he’s out there “Servin” the public already. I don’t know the gentleman yet, but intend to have a reporter give him a traffic buzz soon. Had to give a fist pump at my desk when I read that he said taking a look at syncing traffic lights at Sunrise Drive, West Day Road and East Day Road along Santa Teresa Boulevard might help with traffic flow around Christopher High at peak times. Hallelujah! Servin says it takes time to coordinate with the Valley Transportation Authority, but it’s clear that “Servin” the public is about listening, driving about town,  making keen observations and working through the process to a good end. Henry seems to get it.

City council to talk bus route to Gilroy Gardens, keeping pools...

During next Monday’s meeting, council is expected to vote to request the Valley Transportation Authority provide bus service to Gilroy Gardens during the summer months.

3 letters: Dion Bracco’s alarming request; Zany toll road proposal; “Mothball”...

Councilman's home alarm inquiry into mayoral competitor much more than just troubling

VTA asks for public comment on new plan

Residents had the opportunity Wednesday to comment on the Valley Transportation Authority's transportation plan.

VTA approves sales tax increase for BART extension

More than three years have passed since Santa Clara County voters approved the Valley Transportation Authority's Measure B in November 2008 for a 1/8-cent sales tax increase for a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) extension.

City exhausted by bullet train costs

When it comes to spending staff hours and taxpayer dollars planning for California's pricey and contentious high-speed rail project, City of Gilroy officials say they're nearing the end of the line.