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Niles Canyon II Safety Improvement Project Comment Period has Re-Opened

Caltrans announces that it has officially reopened the review and comment period for the Environmental Impact Report for the State Route 84 Niles Canyon II Safety Improvement Project that was circulated for public review in July 2010. Caltrans is now … Continue reading

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Caltrans Warned Over Illegal Environmental Review, Permit Violations for Niles Canyon Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 23, 2011 CONTACT: Jeff Miller, Alameda Creek Alliance, (510) 499-9185 Niles, CA – Attorneys for the Alameda Creek Alliance sent a legal memo to Caltrans last week warning the agency that the 2006 environmental review for phase … Continue reading

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We’re Challenging Phase I, and Your Comments are Needed for Phase II

OPPOSITION TO PHASE I Construction is slated to begin on Phase I next month; but it is not going unchallenged.  The Alameda Creek Alliance has hired an attorney, who has sent a letter to Caltrans outlining why Phase I of … Continue reading

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May 20 Letter Re: Caltrans Violations

The Alameda Creek Alliance sent this letter to Caltrans today: more…

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Trucks on Niles Canyon Road

Last February, the City of Fremont approved funds to explore banning trucks on Niles Canyon Road.  As you may recall, trucks account for 2.5 percent of the traffic, but are involved in 38% of the collisions on Niles Canyon Road.  … Continue reading

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Public Meeting on the Niles Canyon Safety Improvement Project

You Are Invited to a Public Meeting on the Niles Canyon Highway Safety Improvement Project When: Thursday, April 14, 6:30-8:30pm Where: Fremont Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont. Thank you for your interest in the California Department of Transportation Niles Canyon … Continue reading

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Alameda County Transportation Commission wants to widen Niles Canyon Road

We Need You to Contact the Alameda County Transportation Commission (ACTC) About the Niles Canyon Road Project- Here is the story! The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC), which coordinates regional transportation projects in the Bay Area has requested input from all … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Stop Caltrans from Destroying Trout Habitat in Alameda Creek

Please contact your legislators immediately to request they stop Caltrans from any further destruction of trout habitat along Alameda Creek in Niles Canyon. Despite assuring the public last month there would be no more tree cutting until another public meeting … Continue reading

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Dumbarton Rail Corridor (DRC) Project Meeting, April 13th, 2011

The Dumbarton Rail Corridor (DRC) Project, which has been around since before 2000 or so continues to be pursued by advocates who see it as a meaningful transit project. Many others see it as a project looking for a reason. … Continue reading

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Report: Our meeting with Caltrans (03/09)

Many of us were greatly encouraged by the massive turnout at today’s meeting with Caltrans.  Despite limited notice, and despite being held in the middle of the workday, in the middle of the workweek, so many people turned out to … Continue reading

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