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Raised Pavement on Danville Blvd heading North @ Twelve Oaks Court

Assigned to:Ian McDonald
Created:Visitor (not verified) at August 28, 2017 - 5:18pm
Status:New (Class II (bike lane) / Priority injured)
Case ID:Hazard Reports: 15100-15666

Location

Danville Blvd and Twelve Oaks Court
Alamo
US

type

pothole or pavement cracks
other

direction

northbound

description

Heading north on Danville Blvd from Livorna just before the intersection with Twelve Oaks Court there is a bump with a crack across the bike lane, I believe it is caused by a large tree root. Unfortunately, today I was riding with a group of four or five bicycle riders and was pitched off my bicycle, luckily just suffering a few scrapes and bruises. The addresses for Twelve Oaks Court are in Alamo so I'm not exactly sure of the appropriate jurisdiction. It would great if the 'bump' in the bike lane could be removed or at a minimum put paint in the bike lane to warn riders before someone suffers a more serious injury. Thank you. Sincerely, Pete Culshaw Update 8-30-17: CoCoCo PW responded immediately to the Bike East Bay hazard notice and sent someone out immediately: "Thank you for bringing this pavement condition to our attention! A crew ground down the raised up pavement location and filled and patched the cracked portion. We will keep an eye on the location, but if you or members of you group observe any additional cracking or raised up pavement, please let us know." And Thanks, Pete, for going out and checking on their work!

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Avila Rd power/phone line

Assigned to:Ian McDonald
Created:Visitor (not verified) at January 29, 2017 - 4:42pm
Status:New (other / Priority minor)
Case ID:Hazard Reports: 15100-15286

direction

westbound

type

other

Location

Avila rd
Avila rd Not exactly sure where on map but approximately here.
Concord.
US

description

Power/Phone line above Avila Rd has a instalation wire or some sort of thing wire hanging down. Very thin and very strong, looks like the wire they may use to wrap the power/phone lines. Let's give thanks the line wasn't "live" or I didn't get clothes lined it could've been very bad. I am happy I'm walking away with a concussion and pulled hamstring. Please fix this issue ride for fitness I like the challenge of riding the hills. Update 1-29-17: Submitted to CoCoCo PW (I think it's theirs, vs. Concord).

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Open utility hole Northbound Danville Blvd bike lane 20 yards south of Stone Valley Rd

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at February 9, 2016 - 2:48pm
Status: ( / Priority )
Case ID:: -14468

direction

northbound

type

other

description

Open utility hole (cover has broken and fallen into the hole) in the northbound bike lane of Danville Blvd in Alamo about 29 yards south of Stone Valley road. Hole is about 12 inches in diameter. UPDATE 2-10-16: Notified top two levels of engineering in CoCoCo PW Department. They're always very responsive. Subsequently heard back from the Maintenance Division: "A work request has been assigned to the supervisor of the area in regards to the open utility hole." UPDATE 2-17-16: Tim Tucker (CoCoCo PW) personally called and reported they fixed the hazardous grates. Acknowledged the importance of Bike East Bay's reporting them, as there's no way they can see everything under their jurisdiction. "We would have had to be doing a walking inspection to catch it."

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Moraga Road - bike lane hazard(s)

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at June 5, 2015 - 11:40am
Status: ( / Priority )
Case ID:: -13941

type

pothole or pavement cracks
debris in shoulder
hazardous drainage grate

direction

westbound

description

Long cracks 1-2" in width parallel to direction of travel and located under tree shaded portion of road, making the hazard difficult to see. Hazards are located shortly after the marked pedestrian crosswalk/intersection of Corliss & Moraga, where the road has narrowed and vehicle speed is usually above the posted 35mph. (Good luck with taking the lane to avoid hazards). Slightly further along, there is a reinforced manhole cover access area which has caused the surface of the bike lane to be uneven. There is evidence of patching, but the road surface here is again extremely uneven and hazardous. Approximately 100 yards along the same path, there is significant deterioration of the road surface (at the point where one is opposite the skate park). Fist size chunks of asphalt litter the bike path, which is also cracked and rutted. Here are some examples: https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1449.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1450.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1451.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1452.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1453.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1454.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1455.JPG https://bikeeastbay.org/sites/default/files/documents/IMG_1456.JPG UPDATE 6-19-15: Word from both Moraga PW and James is that the potholes and ruts have been filled. Not perfectly smooth, but acceptable.

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Tree debris in bike lane on San Pablo Dam Road by the reservoir

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at January 11, 2015 - 9:09pm
Status: ( / Priority )
Case ID:: -12414

direction

northbound

type

debris in shoulder

description

This is likely from the recent wind storms. There are quite a bit of branches in the bike lane. If I recall correctly it's mostly by the reservoir... perhaps some by Kennedy Grove. When I road last Saturday it was bad enough to force me out into traffic at times. UPDATE 1-11-15: Submitted to CoCoCo public works (vs. sweeping, since it appears more heavy debris than just sweeping). Asked for confirmation. UPDATE #2, 1-11-15: Steve Kowalewski (PW Dir) did confirm he put his maintenance crew on it. UPDATE #3, 1-15-15: PW Dep't replied: "Our field Supervisor, John Landry, had his crew sweep and remove the debris. Thank you for informing us."

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San Pablo Dam Road gravel on shoulder

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at January 11, 2015 - 7:18pm
Status: ( / Priority )
Case ID:: -12413

direction

northbound

type

debris in shoulder

description

From St John Lane to Appian Way. Gravel on the shoulder/bike lane can make a cyclist loose control. Gravel is very deep in several areas.I witnessed two cyclist go down on 1/10/15 just before Castro Ranch. UPDATE 1-11-15: Thanks, Angel; you volunteered to call CoCoCo; let me know what you learn when speaking with SPDR sweeping contact John Landry. UPDATE #2, 1-11-15: PW Dep't did confirm that John Landry is the sweeping guru, and gave the name of Tony Medina at (amedi@pw.cccounty.us) as a backup. They've been notified of the sweeping issue by Steve Kowalewski, PW Dir. UPDATE #3, 1-15-15: PW Dep't replied: "Our field Supervisor, John Landry, had his crew sweep and remove the debris. Thank you for informing us."

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Vilano Shadow

location

Front porch of my apartment in Bayside Court, Marina Bay, Richmond (gated community). Taken some time between 00:00-10:00 on Saturday Dec 20th 2014

description

26", White aluminum frame, black "Vilano" decal on lower frame. Black STI integrated racing handlebars, black saddle with detachable neon blue saddle bag below the seat. Very similar to this: http://www.amazon.com/Vilano-Shadow-Road-Bike-Integrated/dp/B00DY0QN7M
First 2 characters of serial number:
NA

contact

Josh Gold, joshgold7@gmail.com

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Novara Divano

location

Stolen from a locked and secured bicycle storage locker in the gated car garage under the Avalon Bay Walnut Creek apartment complex near the Pleasant Hill BART station.

description

Blue and White 2014 Novara Divano, white drop handlebars, white/black seat.
First 2 characters of serial number:
U1

contact

Jessica 715-661-1001 or jdemi082@gmail.com

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Boulevard way from Kinney to Olympic - dangerously narrow shoulder widths

Assigned to:Ian McDonald
Created:Visitor (not verified) at September 15, 2013 - 2:05pm
Status: (Class III (no special facility) / Priority enhancement)
Case ID:: -11008

type

insufficient shoulder width

Location

Boulevard way at Kinney street
94595 Walnut creek
US

description

The intersection of boulevard way, garden court and Kinney street is very dangerous due to limited traffic controls. But boulevard way between Kinney and Olympic is very bad for cyclists and pedestrians. There is virtually no shoulder and there is no sidewalk. The street is narrow and winds, and although the speed limit is 25, vehicles do not yield for bikes and are frequently drive 35 mph. Even a real shoulder on one side of the street could make a real difference.. UPDATE 10-14-13: Submitted to Walnut Creek PW. Received Issue ID: 785248.

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Tracking/Incident Number

785248

No cyclist amenities in construction detour resulting from 18 month closure of Marina Bay Parkway--highly traveled segment between Bay Trail and large employers

Assigned to:Ian McDonald
Created:Visitor (not verified) at September 5, 2013 - 7:38am
Status: (Class III (no special facility) / Priority major)
Case ID:: -10979

type

pothole or pavement cracks
debris in shoulder
insufficient shoulder width
bike ways (paths, lanes, routes) not clearly marked
other

Location

Marina Way South, Wright Ave, and Regatta Blvd
94804 Richmond
US

description

Marina Bay Parkway is closed for 18 months for construction, cutting off the connection from the Bay Trail to employers, residences, and small businesses north of Regatta Blvd. The detour forces bikes onto fast two lane roads with narrow shoulders in heavily industrial areas with poor pavement, poor lighting, very high amounts of road debris, railroad track crossings, and no signage or physical protections for bikes. As the day gets shorter and the evening commute gets darker, this will be a very unsafe route for cyclists. This is a very highly used connection for many bike commuters. The worst conditions are on Marina Way South, with bad conditions on Wright Ave. Regatta Blvd at least has a wide sidewalk you can (illegally?) ride on more safely. UPDATE 10-14-13: Submitted to Richmond PW, asking what mitigation can be done to allow for bike commuters.

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