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

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