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Bridge the Gap!

Bridge the Gap!

Thank you for participating in our letter-writing campaign and for coming out to voice your support at the BATA meeting on January 27th! With your help, nearly 800 letters of support to open the west span were sent to your BATA representatives and there was a huge showing on the date of the meeting.

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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.

BIG CHANCE * Bay Bridge Bike Path * Weds, Jan 27 deadline

January 27, 2010 - 9:30am to 11:30am

Updated 1/7/10; 1/15/10; 1/21/10
Temporary end of East Span Pathway

Will this pathway ever reach San Francisco?

View at left of East Span tower construction cranes and Yerba Buena Island from end of skyway construction, showing elevated 15.5-ft wide Alexander Zuckermann Pathway (Alex was EBBC’s founder).

The current toll increase proposals are essential, but fail to address needed transportation improvements. Now is the time to address funding the West Span Bicycle-Pedestrian-Maintenance Pathway and expand transbay transit capacity.

Thanks for the great turn-out on Wednesday, Jan. 27. A full report is HERE.

While the below calls for action are out of date, our campaign continues and the background information is still useful. We will update this soon.

WE CAN DO IT! WE DID IT ONCE: LET’S TAKE THE PATH ALL THE WAY!

  • PLEASE COME: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 9:30am (note time change – arrive early and get a sign, fill out a speaker card!), MetroCenter Auditorium, 101 Eighth St, Oakland (opposite Lake Merritt BART)
  • PLEASE WRITE: Use our action page to send a form letter at:

    While the specific calls for action are out of date, the background information is useful and our campaign continues. We will update this page soon.

    http://ebbc.org/action

  • PLEASE CALL: your MTC Commissioner directly:
    If you prefer to contact them directly, you can find your two county commissioners and write, and preferably call, them to urge a vote in favor of FULL FUNDING of the “West Span Safety Path.” CONTACT INFO HERE. (Also contact BCDC and ABAG representatives who are at large.)

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