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.

Fremont Candidate Questionnaire Responses

I Bike/I Vote logo

Why should you care about the election?

The November 2, 2010 election holds great promise to elect supportive leadership who will take an active role in not only making the East Bay more bike-friendly, but also place the East Bay at the forefront of US urban areas discovering the wonderful benefits that bike-friendly streets bring to communities.

Fremont Bike Pedestrian Advisory Committee

September 22, 2010 - 7:00pm

Niles Room
39550 Liberty Street
Fremont, CA 94537
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On the agenda:

  • Bay Trail Feasibility Study between Fremont Boulevard and Dixon Landing Road
  • Bicycle & Pedestrian Capital Improvement Projects

Fremont Cycling Festival & EBBC Family Cycling Workshop

August 28, 2010 - 10:00am to 3:00pm

Fremont REI
43962 Fremont Blvd
Fremont, CA 94538
(510) 651-0305

Hosted by REI, Fremont’s 2010 Cycling Festival will feature:

  • Representatives from Marin Bicycles, Timbuk2, Chariot Strollers, and Shimano
  • clinics on the Art of Commuting
  • free bikeway maps from the City’s bike/pedestrian committee
  • and your own East Bay Bicycle Coalition

Fremont Beginning Road Cycling Class begins

June 27, 2010 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Become confident to ride your bike on the streets. Learn how to use your gears, and brakes. You will learn by riding on the streets with a certified cycling instructor. The class meets five times and builds on previous weeks accomplishments. An Intermediate class that is 4 weeks long is offered following completion of this class.

Register at City of Fremont Parks and Rec dept website at Look under activities, adults-seniors, sports/other, sports-beginning road cycling, Cnetral Park Visitors Center, search. Yes, they made it hard to find and register.

Get-To-Know-Us Ride

June 13, 2010 - 9:00am

Please join members of FFBC ( on our monthly welcome ride. Find the entry on the attached ride calendar in pdf form. You will need a proper fit bike in good repair, helmet. Bring some $$$ for coffee stop, water, snack. Arrive a few minutes early to get ready.

We will ride along the north part of Fremont to Niles, and work our way back to Newark. We should be done by noon. The ride is about 20 miles.

Fremont Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee

June 16, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Fremont's Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee is an advisory group to city staff on bike and pedestrian oriented projects. Open to the public.

On the agenda:
1. Bicycle and Ped Plan Draft Scope
2. Proposed Safe Routes to School Project

Questions? Contact:
Rene Dalton
Transportation & Operations Department
City of Fremont
39550 Liberty Street
P.O. Box 5006
Fremont, CA 94537-5006

Road Cycling Class registration open in Fremont

Fremont finally has a beginning and intermediate road cycling class being offered through the Parks and Recreation Dept ( beginning June 27, 2010.

The beginning road cycling class meets five times, for two hours each, and the following intermediate class meets four times for two hours each. It's a total of 18 hours of quality coaching.

Fremont Earth Day April 24, 11-3 pm Teen Center, 39770 Paseo Padre Parkway

April 24, 2010 - 11:00am to 3:00pm

EBBC members needed to table, engage public, membership drive, etc. We need volunteers to make some homemade cookies (several dozen). We'll have a bike trainer setup too.

Fremont Bike to Work Day Proclamation May 4, 7:00 pm

May 4, 2010 - 7:00pm

Council Chambers is located at 3300 Capitol Avenue, Building A. Bike to Work Day proclamation will be presented within the first 15 minutes.


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