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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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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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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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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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