April 12, 2011 > Transportation improvements in eastern Alameda County
Transportation improvements in eastern Alameda County
Submitted By Alameda County Transportation Commission
On April 21, 2011 the Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC), in partnership with its Citizens Advisory Committee and sponsoring agencies, is holding a transportation forum at Dublin City Hall, Dublin. The forum will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is open to the public. It will highlight Measure B-funded transportation improvements located in eastern Alameda County. Presentations include:
Development of Countywide Transportation Plans
Major transportation planning is underway to guide local, state and federal funding for project and program implementation to maintain, operate and expand the multi-modal transportation systems in Alameda County; efforts will assist in the potential placement of a new transportation expenditure plan on the ballot in 2012.
Route 84 Expressway Update
Project involves widening a 4.6-mile section of Isabel Avenue, from Ruby Hill Drive to Jack London Boulevard, expanding from two lanes to four lanes and to six lanes.
I-580 Corridor Update
Projects include congestion relief and mobility enhancements in the I-580 Corridor, including construction of High Occupancy Toll (HOT) lanes. Work entails eastbound HOT lane and westbound HOT lane improvements.
Alamo Canal Trail Update
Project involves construction of a multi-use trail segment, located under I-580 near the Dublin Civic Center. Segment will create a 3.6-mile, continuous path, linking the cities of Dublin and Pleasanton and to the Iron Horse Trail.
WHEELS Transit Advancements
Tri-Valley Rapid Transit System offers environmentally friendly technology with fasters travel, fewer stops and a frequent schedule. WHEELS public transit also offers a range of accessible options for seniors and people with disabilities, such as Travel Training, Dial-a-Ride Paratransit Services and Senior Housing Shuttles.
The forum will commence at 6:30 p.m. with an Open House, during which time project sponsors will be on hand to respond to questions. At 7:00 p.m., formal presentations will be facilitated on each of the items listed.
Dublin City Hall is located at 100 Civic Plaza and is accessible via BART and bus. More information regarding transit access can be found at www.511.org.
For more information, visit www.AlamedaCTC.org
East County Transportation Forum
Thursday, April 21
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Alameda County Transportation Commission
Dublin City Hall
100 Civic Plaza, Dublin