Caltrans District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee Mtg

January 16, 2013 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

The next Caltrans District 4 BAC meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 16th, from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at 111 Grand Avenue in Oakland, 15th floor. Open to the public, but you will need to sign in at the front desk and get a name sticker.

Agenda to be posted soon. See you there.


Rock Slide on Hwy 84/Niles Canyon - Old Canyon Road to Palomares Road - closed March 5 'til 2 p.m. This from CalTrans:

One-Way Traffic Control Begins Saturday Night, 9 p.m. to 6 a.m.

ALAMEDA COUNTY –Caltrans will be performing maintenance and pre-construction work on State Route 84 in Niles Canyon beginning this weekend.

Posey Tube Closed Overnight Jan 17 & 18 for Maintenance

From the folks at CalTrans:

Maintenance Planned for Posey Tube
January 17 and January 18, 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m.

Oakland/Alameda – Caltrans Maintenance will close the Posey Tube (eastbound State Route 260 from Alameda to Oakland) on Monday night, January 17, and Tuesday night, January 18, from 10 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. During these closures traffic will be detoured.

Detour for Bicyclists and Pedestrians

Bicyclists and Pedestrian traffic should detour to the nearest AC Transit bus stop. In Oakland, board at Broadway. In Alameda, board at Webster St. and Buena Vista Avenue.

Alameda County Transportation Forum

January 20, 2011 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Hayward City Hall
777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

Come learn about transportation improvements in store for the East Bay. Presented by the Alameda County Transportation Commission. Projects to be discussed include:

  • the East Bay Greenway
  • Lewelling/East Lewelling street improvments
  • Senior Travel Training
  • and assorted freeway improvements

Oakland Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

November 18, 2010 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Oakland City Hall, Hearing Room 4, Second Floor
14th & Broadway

On the agenda:
-Caltrans Bay Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Path (Emeryville connection to east span)
-Oakland’s bronze-level award for Bicycle Friendly Communities
-committee agenda building for next year

Emeryville Path to Bay Bridge Presentation

December 7, 2010 - 7:15pm

Emeryville City Council Chambers
1333 Park Ave @Hollis

At tonight's council meeting there will be a presentation on the future Class I bike/ped path to the Bay Bridge, which starts in front of IKEA on Shellmound St. It is Item VIII A in the agenda. Watch live video of the meeting HERE

Reinvision Powell Street

October 21, 2010 - 6:30pm

Emeryville City Council Chambers (top floor of Old Town Hall, enter through hallway doors)
1333 Park Avenue (@ Hollis)

Bikes welcome inside

Powell Street Urban Design Plan & Community Workshop

Caltrans District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting

October 20, 2010 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

On the agenda is the Niles Canyon Safety Improvement Project, which proposes wide shoulders for cyclists, but raises serious concerns about speeding traffic and rumble strips. Come to the meeting and let Caltrans’ engineers know that you don’t want rumble strips or speeding traffic, but that you do appreciate the new wide shoulders proposed for the project.

October 20, 2010
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Mountain View Room, 15th Floor, 111 Grand Ave, Oakland
Phone Bridge: 1.866.653.7624 - Participant Code: 960.7063

Caltrans taking applications for the District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrans taking applications for the District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee

Caltrans is now taking applications for membership on the District 4 Bicycle Advisory Committee (D4 BAC). Attached is the application form with instructions. (See attached file: D4 BAC Application 2010.doc)

Opposition to Niles Canyon Project

Caltrans faces opposition to Niles Canyon Road work

by Matthew Artz-Oakland Tribune

FREMONT -- Caltrans is reconsidering planned safety improvements to Niles Canyon Road in the face of increasing opposition.

The transit agency has proposed widening and adding both medians and shoulders to the meandering two-lane state highway as well as building nearly two miles of cement retaining walls.


Subscribe to Caltrans