Monthly Archives: April 2011

Niles Canyon Road Is Safer Than Average

Caltrans wants to spend $75.9 million on a “safety” project to widen Niles Canyon Road, even though data indicates that the road is already safer than average.  To make its case, Caltrans is presenting misleading arguments to the public. The … 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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San Francisco gave Caltrans land for phase one of Niles project

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission sold the public land and gave legal easements to Caltrans for much of phase one of the Niles Canyon highway widening project, including almost all of the areas along Alameda Creek in Niles Canyon … Continue reading

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