EBBC General Membership Meeting

The General Membership Meeting will be held at Oakland's Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Avenue at Manila.

The meeting begins promptly at 7:30pm. The agenda will include the following discussions (A=Action R=Report):

  • Statewide Healthy School Siting proposal promoted by the Safe Routes to Schools - A (see attachment)
  • Position on Proposition A on Feb 5 ballot (Children's Hospital which threatens to block 52nd St - See: Jan 2008 rideOn) - A
  • State Proposition 91 Opposed by TALC -R
  • Endorsement of BTCEB trailbuilding access in Strawberry Canyon - A
  • Review progress on the new Map1: West of the Hills - R
  • Bike to Work Day May 15, 2008 - A (Dave)
  • Bicycle Safety Classes, Spring 2008 - R (Dave)
  • Caldecott Tunnel 4th Bore update - R (Dave)
  • Caltrans Planning Grant Applications (Delta Trails $300,000, Oakland:Mills-Laurel District - A (R)

At 8:30pm we will welcome guest speakers Kali Futnani and Winston Dong, planners from Urban Ecology who will present an exciting update on the propects for the East Bay Greenway between Oakland and Hayward. The route is largely proposed to follow the abandoned WP railroad line along the BART corridor. Another lengthy segment is being considered on the former SP line from Fremont to Milpitas.