Mayor Gilmore and City Council members, I’m writing with concerns about the Prioritized Transportation Project list being presented at the City Council meeting on Tuesday night The list’s methodology is opaque, and the listed projects themselves are unknown and have…
Did I miss the memo that the City Council had decided to disband the Transportation Commission last year? There hasn’t been a meeting since the special meeting in Mid-August, which wasn’t really a meeting either. And staff isn’t even bothering to list it on the City Calendar anymore.
At that moment, City Manager Ann Marie Gallant summed up the difference as “the problem is the intent and the initiative language are two different things, and we opted to go with what the initiative language says.”
Two of the things I’m hoping will be discussed at tonight’s council meeting are Fiscal Neutrality and Public Benefits. A lot has been made of a supposed “$500 million dollar shortfall” despite the fact that it’s a made up number that doesn’t withstand the smell test.
Last week, The City released its Traffic Impact Report for the Alameda Point project. And it’s a pretty good report. Honest, conservative (meaning likely overstating traffic), and presenting the information in a way that give readers (non-technical readers) the ability to understand the overall concepts and results.
While in Alameda, our 25 mph roads continue to be engineered to the same standard (or even wider) than CalTrans requires for 65 mph freeways, the dutch have started going the other way with amazing results.
Proposed I-880 Improvements Between 23rd Avenue and 29th Avenue, to be completed in 2015, promises to be pretty disruptive to drivers traveling North on I-88o.
Tonight is the Transportation Commission/Public Hearing on AC Transit’s proposed 15% service reduction. Alameda City Hall – 7:30 pm. Bay Farm has been very lucky in terms for the bus service that it has had for the past few years.…
East End Service Changes For today’s post, the Northern Waterfront will be included in the east end of the island. Significant changes include:
On Wednesday (July 22), the Transportation Commission will hold a joint public hearing with the Social Services Human Relations Board to discuss the proposed AC Transit service changes aimed at reducing overall service by 15% due to reductions in operations…