Contra Costa County

Measure AA Community Meeting - Concord

Centre Concord–Classroom
5298 Clayton Road, Concord

The East Bay Regional Park District invites you to attend a public meeting to discuss the proposed 2008 Regional Park Bond Extension.

CoCo County BTWD Bag Stuffing

REI logoREI, 1975 Diamond Blvd Ste B100, Concord
(The Willows Shopping Center)

Come join in the stuffing party as we tailor the contents of each community’s Bike to Work Day bags. EBBC didn’t invent the assembly line, but bicyclists have found a way to make it productive and fun.

Grizzly Peak Century

Campolindo High School, 300 Moraga Rd, Moraga.

Alternative Car-Free Start:
For your convenience a car-free check-in station will be at the Island rest stop in Tilden Park.

Registration for the 39th Annual GPC Century and other info are available at www.grizz.org/century/

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.

New Year's Day on Diablo

What could be a better start to the New Year than to join the traditional ride up Mt Diablo? There really is no single organized ride. Weather permitting, there will be hundreds of friends representing all East Bay bicycling organizations at the summit. Pick a good partner to chat with during the climb, and bring plenty of protection for the chilly descent. Beware that State Park police ticket bicyclists for speeding.

I-80 San Pablo Dam Road Interchange Project (AKA "I-80 Bikeway)

The signed I-80 Bikeway extends from near El Cerrito del Norte BART to Rodeo. However, there is no legal way for southbound bicyclists to make a left turn from San Pablo Dam Rd onto Amador Street. For over a decade EBBC members have spoken out in support of improving this critical gap. Now you can share your opinions on the proposed improvement plans!

WHERE: San Pablo City Hall, 13831 San Pablo Ave

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.

Caldecott 4th Bore Notice of Determination

[g2:894 class="right"]Caltrans has released the Environmental Impact Report for the Caldecott 4th Bore project. As feared, the agency has dismissed concerns of traffic impacts to local streets in Berkeley and North Oakland.

Carquinez Scenic Drive Closed for Repairs at Port Costa

The Contra Costa County Public Works Department will close Carquinez Scenic Drive between McEwen Road and Canyon Lake Drive from September 17, 2007 through October 12, 2007, between the hours of 7:00 AM and 3:30 PM for the purpose of installing a drainage culvert. Bicyclists should use Reservoir Street (through Port Costa, past Port Costa School) as an alternate route.

Questions should be directed to Rene Urbina at 925-313-7012.

EBBC Board of Directors

Location: Oakland's Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave
Create a 2008 Board nominating committee to prepare nominations for the November Annual Meeting.

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