Emeryville

Women of WOBO Ride – Albany Bulb

April 11, 2010 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

Celebrate springtime with an excursion north to the Albany Bulb lead by Walk Oakland Bike Oakland. This former landfill turned unofficial dog park is a great place to get a view of the Bay, check out Burning Man-esque art installations, and relax after a ride along the Bay Trail. Participants should bring a snack to share, and possibly binoculars for checking out the birds. Any and all female-identified people are invited to participate.

BTWD Funding @ Emeryville City Council

March 16, 2010 - 7:15pm

The Emeryville City Council will be considering Tuesday night whether to contribute $2,500 to EBBC for advertising this year's Bike to Work Day. ($1,500 more from last year. Woo Hoo!) If you're free that night and in the neighborhood come speak to support the staff recommendation to fund the ad campaign. The Council will most definitely do so. It's a sure thing. Since so few things are when it comes to money come to bask in the glow.

Emeryville Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

March 1, 2010 - 5:30pm

Meet at:
Emeryville City Hall
1333 Park Ave @ Hollis (enter through glass hallway doors)

On the agenda this month:
-Hollis Street Bike Facilities in Oakland
-Traffic Calming on Overland Avenue
-Update on Powell/Christie/Frontage Road Intersection Improvement Project
-Appointment of Two members to Ped-Bike Plan RFP consultant review panel
-City policy on intersections and Pedestrian activated crossings
-National Bikeway System

Meeting is open to the public.

For additional info contact:
Peter Schutze-Allen (510)596-3728
pschultze-allen@emeryville.org

Trek 4500

location

Backyard on 48th Street near San Pablo

Jurisdiction

Gateway Park Public Workshop #1

February 25, 2010 - 5:00pm to 9:00pm

Join us to participate in planning the world class Bay Trail access to the Bay Bridge Pathway.

Thursday, February 25, 2010
5 – 6:30 p.m. open house
6:30 – 9 p.m. presentations/discussion

Location:
MTC MetroCenter, 101 Eighth Street, first floor auditorium
(opposite Lake Merritt BART Station, BikeLink elockers available)

For more information please visit:
http://www.ebbc.org/?q=node/5012
http://www.baybridgegatewaypark.org/

Emeryville I-80 Bicycle Pedestrian Bridge Community Meeting

February 24, 2010 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

The City of Emeryville will be building a new bicycle/pedestrian bridge over I-80 south of the Ashby Interchange. It will connect with the Bay Trail at Emery Point and the city proper near the end of 65th St.

You are invited to a community meeting to find out more about the project and to contribute ideas on fine tuning the bridge's exact location, design, and amenities.

Meet at:
City Council Chambers
Emeryville City Hall (enter through hallway doors between buildings)
1333 Park Ave @ Hollis

Emeryville Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee

January 4, 2010 - 5:30pm

Meet at:
Emeryville City Hall
1333 Park Ave @ Hollis (enter through glass hallway doors)

On the agenda this month:
-traffic calming measures for bicycle boulevards
-review project proposal for a new Target at 40th St & Horton
-committee vacancies

Meeting is open to the public.

For additional info contact:
Arly Cassidy, Assistant Planner at (510)596-4362 or acassidy@emeryville.org

Emeryville City Council Supports West Span Path

December 15, 2009 - 7:15pm

The Emeryville City Council will consider a resolution to support a multi-use path on the west span of the Bay Bridge. The Council will most likely approve this item. You can come to voice your support and reinforce the major importance of the path.

The meeting will start at 7:15 with this item (#VIII B) towards the end of the evening's agenda.

*Action Alert* Emeryville 40th St/Shellmound Bridge Safety

December 1, 2009 - 7:15pm

Traffic lanes on the 40th St/Shellmound Bridge were reduced from 2 to 1 in each direction in Sept 2008 to provide a buffer for cyclists. Due to complaints from Emery Go Round and Bay Street shopping center management about traffic congestion the City of Emeryville is studying whether to return lane striping to the way it was. Even though staff is recommending to keep the lane configuration the same it is extremely important the the public speaks out against this challenge to cyclist safety. The city council will consider this at their meeting Tuesday night.

Emeryville Transportation Committee: Bike Boulevards

November 24, 2009 - 9:00am

At Emeryville's upcoming Tranportation Committee Horton Street's bicycle boulevard will be discussed. Currently major street improvements are being contructed in the immediate neigborhood at Park Ave. The topic on the agenda will look at the design of the current boulevard and using motor vehicle counts in determining safety features. Dry, but important stuff. Meeting is open to the public.

Meet at:
Emeryville City Hall (enter through new glass building)
1333 Park Avenue @ Hollis
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