Whenever concern is raised about the traffic generated by a future Alameda Point development. Those screaming “stop” rely on the false premise that not building at Alameda Point will remove all traffic impacts to Alamedans.
With the discussion of Alameda Point heating back up, I checked out this recent interview with UC Berkeley Professor Robert Cervero and thought it highlighted a lot of the issues being discussed around Alameda Point.
The Sierra Club of Northern Alameda County took a step closer to supporting the master plan for Alameda Point last night, while giving a shout out to the Alameda Point Vision.
Word is spreading that the Courts have granted Harbor Bay Isle Associates the right to build their Village Six project. This is categorically untrue.
Wednesday’s Chronicle had an article on the front page of the Bay Area section entitled “Report urges preserving Bay Area outdoors” which urges the Bay Area work and preserve at risk open space.
EBMUD customers reduced water use just over 10% since the declaration of a drought in July, despite EBMUD’s anemic “drought pricing” policy. But this is 30% under their goal. Without better stewardship, we’re in trouble this year.
It has become apparent that there is a lot of confusion surrounding SunCal’s map in the sea-level rise section of their master plan which is being read by many as depicting solely sea level rise.
So it looks like Alameda Point as an issue in Alameda is beginning to heat up. What is unfortunate, and completely predictable, is the way in which things are beginning.
More humor from Action Alameda, complain that redevelopment is going to raise our taxes, then propose raising taxes!
Happy new year everyone. It’s been a quiet month at SD&R, mainly because I’ve been out of town and decided to take a little time off from things Alameda. 2009 promises to be an interesting year and will probably go…