Monthly Archives: March 2011

Caltrans Funding and Organizational Structure

FUNDING This 2008 document appears to be the most current description available of how transportation gets funded in California.  Caltrans claims that the Niles Canyon Widening projects are entirely funded by State Highway Operation and Protection Plan (SHOPP) funds ORGANIZATION Here is an organizational … 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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Alert Action

Call, write (click document below to enlarge):

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Project information-Niles Canyon1

more at www.dot.ca.gov/dist4/nilescanyon

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Download and spread our flyer

Download and spread our flyer:

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Potluck protest pictures (3/5/11)

Also check out our Facebook photo album

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Caltrans killing native trees in Niles Canyon, more destruction of creek environment planned

From Jeff Miller, Alameda Creek Alliance, 2/28/2011 Niles, CA – Contractors working for the California Department of Transportation began an act of environmental vandalism late Saturday night along Alameda Creek, cutting nearly 50 native trees along the creek corridor in … Continue reading

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Our 1st protest, Saturday 2/26/2011 (cold night!)

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Cut trees gallery

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KGO-TV News Segment About Niles Canyon 2/28/2011

The video KGO-TV News shot of the Caltrans contractor cutting down the trees is VERY disturbing!

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