Category Archives: Misc

Caltrans Explains their Plan for the Rebuilding of the Alameda Creek Bridge.

Caltrans held the second Route 84 (Niles Canyon Road) Stakeholder meeting on 27 March 2013 to review their concept for the rebuilding of the Alameda Creek Bridge over Alameda Creek.  The bridge is currently 2 lanes with no bicycle or … Continue reading

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Niles Canyon Road Stakeholder Meeting of 27 Feb 2013- Caltrans outlines the process they plan to follow.

On Wednesday 27 February Caltrans held a Stakeholders meeting as the first step in their Clean Slate approach to implementing safety improvements to Niles Canyon Road. Save Niles Canyon (SNC), along with other Stakeholders attended. The meeting was primarily focused … Continue reading

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Public Meeting of Dec 10, 2012 with Caltrans Indicates That They are Listening

About 100 citizens, A Fremont City Council member and representatives from several legislators’ offices attended the December 10, 2012 meeting arranged by Caltrans to obtain initial public input on the Report of the Federal Highway Administration and the Final Quantitative … Continue reading

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Caltrans Schedules Public Meeting for 10 Dec in Fremont – FHA Road Safety Assessment

Below is a message sent from Caltrans announcing a special public meeting on Dec 10 at the Fremont Senior Citizen’s Center to hear comments on a Road Safety Assessment (RSA)conducted earlier this year on Niles Canyon Road (NCR) from Niles to Sunol.  … Continue reading

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Niles Canyon II Open House Meetings

Please find below a cut-and-paste from Caltrans’ invitation to its Open House Meetings regarding Phase II.  Don’t forget to submit your comments to NilesCanyonProjects@dot.ca.gov by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, August 5, 2011. We are inviting you to attend one of … Continue reading

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July 17 – Film, Dinner and Silent Auction Fundraiser for Lawsuit to Protect Niles Canyon

Sunday, July 17 – Save the date! Join the Alameda Creek Alliance and Save Niles Canyon at a benefit for our campaign to Save Niles Canyon on Sunday, July 17 beginning at 5 pm. Enjoy dinner, drinks and a movie … Continue reading

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Judge Halts Niles Canyon Road Widening Project

Court Issues Injunction; Legal Challenge to Caltrans’ Inadequate Environmental Review Will Proceed to Trial In a victory for environmental protection and transparency in public agency decisions,Alameda Superior Court Judge Frank Roesch today issued a preliminary injunction barring Caltrans from initiating … Continue reading

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Please Attend Injunction Hearing on Thursday, 6/23/2011

The restraining order currently in effect to prevent Caltrans from starting construction on Phase I of the Niles Canyon Widening Project expires this Thursday (June 23, 2011). At 9:00 a.m. (yes, this is a change from what we posted earlier) … Continue reading

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Editorial Cartoon by Angelo Lopez, The Tri-City Voice

The cartoon above is from page 15 of April 26, 2011 edition of the Tri-City Voice.  If you enjoyed Angelo’s work, please let the Tri-City Voice know.

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ALAMEDA CREEK ALLIANCE SUES CALTRANS OVER NILES CANYON HIGHWAY WIDENING PROJECT

Contact: Jeff Miller, Alameda Creek Alliance, (510) 499-9185 Oakland, CA – The Alameda Creek Alliance filed a lawsuit in Alameda Superior Court today against the California Department of Transportation challenging the inadequate environmental review for the first phase of the … Continue reading

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