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Despite being recognized at the “Silver” level by The League of American Bicyclists, Emeryville still ranks fairly low in some key bicycle-friendly metrics. Admittedly, we have a long way to go to make our city truly “Bikable” and our...

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Emeryville residents deserve a pat on the back after a recent data study by the MTC revealed we were second in the region in using transit. The data on Commuting into our city was less encouraging...

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The Emeryville BPAC will hold a special meeting tonight in Council Chambers. On the agenda are a litany of items but first and foremost is the Powell Street intersections improvements. These intersections, known by most residents...

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The Emery Go-Round, Emeryville’s fare-less shuttle, implemented changes to its service routes last month. These service changes were initially proposed a year ago by The Emeryville Transportation Management Association (ETMA). The new routes were designed to alleviate overcrowding...

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Bay Area Bike Share (now called “Ford GoBikes” as part of a corporate sponsorship) announced it will add 66 additional East Bay stations including five more in Emeryville. The expansion plans unveiled yesterday by the MTC bring...

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The atmosphere was noticeably somber at the November 7th Emeryville Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee meeting (BPAC). An unusually large community attendance was on hand in the wake of the tragic November 1st death of a woman crossing the notoriously dangerous...

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In what was beginning to feel like a cruel joke to cyclists, Caltrans officially announced the opening of the final segment of the Bay Bridge Bike Path to Yerba Buena this Sunday at noon. The existing...

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The E’ville Eye is about more than just news stories, it’s about action and accountability. If residents and neighbors are being hurt and government agencies are being unresponsive, we want to utilize the platform we’ve built...

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Back in March, we reported that a small private ferry company was looking to operate regular service out of the Emeryville Marina after doing so successfully as a private charter for a large tech firm. Now a second...

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In what will be a surprise to no one, the “Bridge to Nowhere” Bay Bridge bike Path to Yerba Buena Island has been delayed again (was this the fifth?, six? … I’ve lost count). CalTrans is now...

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Emeryville commuters may have noticed a change in their drive this morning as Caltrans activated the metering lights at the Powell Street on-ramps to I-80. The activation is part of the “I-80 SMART Corridor” real-time traffic management project...

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The ambitious Bay Trail project received a vital link recently with the completion of the Christie Avenue Bay Trail Gap AKA “The Emeryville Connection”. A special ribbon-cutting ceremony on Bike to Work Day officially anointed...

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Two years ago, the MTC approved $8.7M in funding for the expansion of the Bay Area Bike Share program to the East Bay. After an extensive outreach program, they unveiled three Emeryville Bike Share locations as...

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Years ago, Emeryville was served by a network of trolley cars that connected to ferry terminals known as the Key System. This was discontinued in 1948 when the popularity of the automobile in tandem with...

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Some of the worst things about Emeryville were on display on Monday night when the city held its Horton Bicycle Boulevard Special Meeting. Unlike the “goal-setting” workshop that was barely noticed and sparsely attended, the organizers blanketed...

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Amid the ongoing discussion of the Oakland Raiders possible move back to Los Angeles (they have since pulled their bid after losing the support of NFL owners), Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is forging ahead with her plans to sell A’s...

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The AC Transit Board of Directors delayed their contentious decision to alter the Transbay F & J Lines back at the November 11th hearing. These changes, as part of their “Service Expansion Plan”, were intended to provide a more efficient...

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The Emeryville Transportation Management Association (ETMA) has proposed major commute hour changes to the Emery Go-Round, including splitting the service into four routes to alleviate overcrowding during commute hours (weekdays 7-10 am & 3-7 pm). The changes are purportedly to...

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Bay Bridge bike path to Yerba Buena delayed again

December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

The first two-thirds of the Bay Bridge bike path from Emeryville & Oakland opened to the public back on September 3rd, 2013. Since then, bicyclists and pedestrians have been eagerly awaiting the completion that would allow them...

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E’ville commuters will soon have a new way to get to and from San Rafael. Starting Monday December 14th, Golden Gate Transit will launch a new commuter service called Route 580. The westbound route begins...

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In what will be a surprise to no one, the two-mile strip of Interstate 80 from Ashby to the Bay Bridge connector has been listed as the 16th worst in the nation according to a study...

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AC Transit is proposing to reroute Emeryville’s only all-day Transbay bus service away from the city’s main residential, employment and retail corridors. The F-line currently takes the city’s residents and visitors from Downtown Berkeley to...

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The ‘Emery Go-Round’ transit shuttle will continue to serve the city through the year 2030, after Emeryville parcel owners voted for a new parcel assessment last night. With a resounding ‘yes’, 71.25% of parcel owners...

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This weekend’s planned closure of BART’s Transbay Tube has thrown a monkey wrench into many E’villian’s plans. The E’ville Eye breaks down what’s going on and details what’s closed, detoured, and other alternatives. What’s going...

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