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Bay Trail Spring Meeting

The Spring Bay Trail Board meeting will be held on Thursday, May 22
from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Shoreline Center in Oakland.

Will Travis, Executive Director of the Bay Conservation and Development
Commission, plans to join us to discuss sea level rise and the impacts
climate change will have on shoreline developments and public access.
We will also learn about the East Bay Regional Park District's proposed
open space bond measure extension and an update on Oakland's Measure
DD.

Waterfront Action: Tidewater Park & Cybertran

Meeting at the Port of Oakland's 7th Floor Conference Room 530 Water Street

AGENDA discussions include:
Tidewater Park: Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Site of Proposed Tidewater Aquatic Facility Brian Wiese, Chief of Planning and Stewardship for EBRPD

CyberTran International will present its new Ultra-Light Rail Transit system and some possible applications in the Oakland and Alameda areas.

It was a Bad Day for RSR Bridge Advocates

RSR Bridge and Ferry

Public access by ferry over the Bay was severed soon after dedication of the Richmond San Rafael Bridge in 1957. Now Caltrans is blocking a plan to continue the Bay Trail across the RSR Bridge.

In an unexpected maneuver, Caltrans rejected the preferred proposal to accommodate bicyclists, along with a third traffic lane, on the RSR Bridge at the February 13, 2008 Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) meeting.

Vélib in the East Bay?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hDBfwU6zni8
While East Bay parking kiosks usurp bike parking, over 20,000 Vélib kiosks offer Paris residents sustainable transportation solutions.

Treasure Island Bike and Walk Tour CANCELLED

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and Department of Public Health cordially invite you to join us for a:

Bike and Walk Tour of Treasure Island
Historical, Environmental, and Redevelopment tour of San Francisco's next sustainable neighborhood Saturday, January 26, 2008, 10:30am - 1pm, meet at SFBC HQ, 995 Market at Sixth

* Meet on the corner at 10:30 and we'll load bikes onto vans and head to the island together. You and your bike will get a ride back to Market and 6th St. at the end of the tour.

Waterfront Action - Alameda Landing Discussion

The December Waterfront Action Meeting, will include a discussion of the Alameda Landing project by key staff from the developer. EBBC and BikeAlameda are focused on establishing an Estuary Crossing. The project site is located on the estuary just across from Jack London Square:

Wednesday, December 5 - 8AM Meeting
Meeting at the Port of Oakland's Exhibit Room
530 Water Street

Alameda Landing: Reuse of the Navy FISC Site

MTC Regional Pedestrian & Bicycle Training Workshop

[G2:952 size=50 class=left]Encourage your local transportation planners and engineers to register now! Three earlier workshops received tremendous acclaim, but many cities and agencies were absent. [G2:965 size=50 class=left]The interactive workshop, conducted by Fehr & Peers and Eisen | Letunic, is aimed at providing the latest bicycle & pedestrian design tools to practicing transportation and urban planning & design professionals.

New bike lanes approved for Gilman

[g2:900 class="right" size=300]Brand new bike lanes on Gilman (in Berkeley) will provide critical gap closure in that city's bike network. Besides providing access to an important commercial corridor, it will provide linkage between the Ohlone Trail and Bay Trail.

Gilman is part of Berkeley's Bicycle Master plan, and the repaving project currently underway provided the opportunity for implementing bike lane striping.

Tour de Epworth 4

8 or 10 mile family bike ride on Labor Day starting at east end of I-80 bike bridge, at north end of Aquatic Park in Berkeley. Ride heads north in Bay Trail through Golden Gate Fields. Head to Richmond Marina or turn around at Shimada Park. Fund raiser for Epworth United Methodist Church, requesting $5 donation per rider or $10 per family. For more info, call Scott at (510) 258-2238.

The Public Trust Doctrine on the Waterfront

The Public Trust Doctrine and the Modern Waterfront:
Protecting the Environment and Promoting Water-Related Economic Development

A Workshop presented by the State Lands Commission with implications for East Bay bikeways along the waterfronts in Oakland, Richmond, Alameda, Port Chicago ... .

Where - Port of San Francisco Bayside Room
Pier 1, the Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111

Paul Thayer, Executive Director of the State Lands Commission will open the meeting, and a member of the Attorney General's office will also be present.

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