March 22, 2011 > Fremont City Council
Fremont City Council
March 15, 2011
Discussion of projects for inclusion in a Countywide Transportation Plan which will also be considered for a Regional Transportation Plan and Measure B Extension Expenditure Plan (if extension is approved by voters in 2012). The deadline for detailed submission is April 12. Due to the limited time available to submit requests, staff will prioritize these projects since all work may not be completed by the deadline. Programs submitted must meet the 25-year $11.75B Alameda County share to meet goals outlined by the Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy.
Submittals include Redevelopment Agency (RDA) projects that may be delayed or terminated due to disestablishment of RDAs. Some projects are not included since they will be funded by other agencies. Categories included are:
Existing Projects: Fremont Blvd. extension to Dixon Landing, Widening Kato Rd.; Programmatic Projects (Expanded bicycle and pedestrian facilities and programs, Bay Trail gap closure, Paratransit services, sidewalk and intersection ADA ramps.
Transit Projects: Irvington BART Station, Warm Springs BART access, improved bus service on Fremont Blvd., City Center shuttle service, Capitol Corridor/ACE Station at Auto Mall.
Bicycle/Pedestrian Projects: Rails to Trails along Union Pacific and BART corridor, access to Downtown from Fremont BART, streetscape improvements in Centerville and Capitol Ave/New Middle Road, Greenbelt gateway on Grimmer Blvd., Sullivan Road undercrossing improvements
Street Projects: Auto Mall widening between 880 and 680, Mission Blvd. widening between Warm Springs and 680, extension of Capitol Ave., street connections to Irvington BART Station.
Mayor Bob Wasserman Present
Vice Mayor Suzanne Lee Chan Present
Anu Natarajan Absent
Bill Harrison Present
Dominic Dutra Present