Fremont

Construction employees parking personal vehicles on side of road during construction

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:wynnk at December 29, 2010 - 11:21am
Status: (other / Priority major)
Case ID:: -8251

direction

northbound

type

other

Location

Paseo Padre from Hetch Hetchy construction
94537 Fremont
US

description

No parking is allowed on this portion of Paseo Padre yet construction employees park their personal vehicles part on the sidewalk and on the roadway. There is a parking lot not far from the construction site for employees to use. Or they can park in the worksite. It highly recommended that no vehicles illegaly park in this location used frequently by cyclists.

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Temporary hazard signs not removed at end of work day

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:wynnk at December 29, 2010 - 11:15am
Status: (other / Priority major)
Case ID:: -8250

direction

northbound

type

other

Location

Paseo Padre from Hetch Hetchy construction to Mission View both sides
94538 Fremont
US

description

Work crews leave temporary hazard signs instead of removing them creating a hazard to cyclists using the roadway. These signs need to be removed instead of leaving them in place folded in half. Same for speed warning baracade left on the shoulder when no crew is working.

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Water service valve cover missing (AC Water District)

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at December 29, 2010 - 11:11am
Status: (other / Priority minor)
Case ID:: -8249

direction

southbound

type

other

Location

Paseo Padre between Sailway and Mission View
Fremont
US

description

Water valve cover missing on roadway where lane merge occurs on Paseo Padre.

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Fremont Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee Members Needed

Fremont's Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee (BPTAC) is looking to fill three vacancies. The City of Fremont will begin its Bicycle Master Plan Update in January 2011 and the BPTAC's input will be valuable in the update of the City's Bicycle Master Plan. If you are interested in serving or know of someone that may be
interested in serving on the BPTAC please go to the City of Fremont Website

Applications are due in to the City of Fremont on Friday, December 17, 2010.

Cars parking and blocking bike lane forcing cyclists into dangerous commute traffic

Assigned to:Unassigned
Created:Visitor (not verified) at November 4, 2010 - 1:38pm
Status: (Class II (bike lane) / Priority major)
Case ID:: -8025

direction

westbound

type

other

Location

4737 Thornton Ave.
94537 Fremont
US

description

For the past couple months or so cars have been > parking in the bike lane in front of 4737 Thornton Ave. > which is an apartment building. This happens every > morning ~6-8AM I also notice that they are parked > there on my way home. These cars block the bike lane > and force me and other cyclists to veer into the fast moving > car lane. It is getting very dangerous because it is > darker now. I emailed and called the Fremont police, > but they do not seem very interested in alleviating the > problem. Their response was ,'We are aware of the > violations at this location. As we have time and are > in the area these vehicles are cited.' However, it has > been over 2 months and I see many of the same cars...there > can as little as 1 to as many as 5 blocking the bike > lane. I am hoping you can help with this dangerous > situation. Thanks.

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Fremont Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee

November 17, 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Niles Room
Fremont City Offices
39550 Liberty Street (between Walnut & Stevenson)
Fremont, CA 94537

This evening the Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee will decide on a project to include for a Metropolitan Transporation Commission grant application for 2011.

Interested in being on the committee? Applications are now being taken for several openings.

For more info contact:

Rene Dalton
City of Fremont
Transportation & Operations Department
(510) 494-4535

Fremont Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee Seeks Three New Members

Fremont Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee Seeks Three New Members


The City of Fremont is looking to fill three positions for its Bicycle Pedestrian Technical Advisory Committee (BPTAC). BPTAC members are advisory to City staff and their primary role would be to provide input to staff in the development of the City’s bicycle and pedestrian facilities and programs. BPTAC member’s serve a four year term with the next term to begin January 1, 2011. The BPTAC meet’s on the third Wednesday of the month and meets on an as needed basis.

Fremont City Council to Review Niles Canyon Roadway Widening Project

September 21, 2010 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

before and after of Niles Canyon

September 20, 2010 Update:
At the September 21 City Council Work Session, Caltrans will present three proposed safety projects on Niles Canyon Road and discuss the benefits and environmental impacts of the projects. The work session begins at 6:30 pm, and will be held in the City Council Chambers, located at 3300 Capitol Avenue, Building A. Public comments are welcome.

Opposition to Niles Canyon Project

Caltrans faces opposition to Niles Canyon Road work

by Matthew Artz-Oakland Tribune
09/14/2010

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.

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