Monthly Archives: June 2011

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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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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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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Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty talks about Highway 84

The Independent‘s May 26, 2011 print edition has a great article on its front page titled, “Haggerty talks about Budget Cuts, Highway 84, and BART to Portola”.  We will link to the online story as soon as it becomes available, … Continue reading

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