Bicycle/Pedestrian Path

Bicycle/Pedestrian Path

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Crossings on the Rise During Pandemic
Top Stories
Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Newly released data indicate the popularity of the pedestrian and bicycle paths on five of the Bay Area’s state-owned toll bridges since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Path to Close Each Night This Week and Dec. 17-18
News Release
Monday, December 9, 2019

The new bicycle-pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will be closed each night this week from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. to allow crews to perform maintenance work on the north side of the span. 

Barrier Installation to Begin This Week For New Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Path
News Release
Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Crews will begin work this week to install the moveable concrete barrier that will separate the two westbound traffic lanes on the upper deck of the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge from a new bicycle/pedestrian path expected to open later this fall.

MTC Opens Window for New Round of Priority Conservation Area Grants
Top Stories
Friday, January 18, 2019

With an eye toward boosting natural landscapes, green urban areas and regional recreation, MTC this month issued a call for projects, encouraging Bay Area cities, counties, and parks and open space

Marin North-South Greenway Gets $10 Million
News Release
Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission awarded $10.6 million in regional toll dollars this week to Marin County's North-South Greenway project.

“Bike Commuter of the Year” Nominations Now Open
Top Stories
Friday, March 16, 2018

Do you know someone who is committed to making every day “Bike to Work Day”? Someone who epitomizes the health, environmental, social and economic benefits of bicycling?

New Vista Point at Yerba Buena Island Offers Views and Amenities to Cyclists/Pedestrians
Top Stories
Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Adapted from a San Francisco County Transportation Authority press release.

Daylight Saving Time Brings Changes to Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path Hours
Top Stories
Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Adapted from a Caltrans release.

Caltrans has announced longer hours for the bicycle/pedestrian path on the East Span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

Tree Removal Marks Construction Start on Richmond-San Rafael Corridor Project
Top Stories
Monday, January 9, 2017

Construction crews are set to begin work this week on the first of a series of MTC-sponsored projects to relieve traffic congestion in the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge corridor by establishing a thir


MTC Resolution No. 4400: Regional Safety / Vision Zero (VZ) Policy
10a 20-0788 - ResoNo 4400 Regional Safety VZ Policy.pdf (2.87 MB)
MTC Resolution No. 3765
tmp-3765_revised (1).pdf (94.9 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of April 5, 2020
2021 Regional ATP Guidelines (adopted Feb. 2020)
2021 Regional ATP Guidelines Adopted Feb 2020.pdf (692.2 KB)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of January 19, 2020


Richmond Bridge Inspection
Thursday, March 5, 2020

The Richmond-San Rafael bridge will still have normal traffic, but the bike/pedestrian path is closed weekdays for three weeks so Caltrans engineers can inspect the 65-year-old bridge, as required

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge: Moveable Wall
Thursday, October 17, 2019

When the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Pedestrian path opens (which is expected in mid-November), for the first time in Northern California history there will be bike and pedestrian access connec

Bay Bridge Pedestrian Project
Thursday, November 29, 2018

When the new Bay Bridge East Span opened in 2013, pedestrians and bicyclists fell in love with the 15-foot-wide shared-use pathway that stretched initially from Oakland to the iconic single tower a

Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Project
Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Drivers and people on bicycles will see major improvements on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, according to a plan to expand the eastbound shoulder into a working traffic lane during evening rush ho

Cross Section of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge (Looking West) Showing Proposed Improvements
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements
Photo Gallery
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is collaborating with Caltrans, the Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM) and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) on a four-year pilot project that

bicyclists and pedestrians on new East Span bicycle/pedestrian path
Bay Bridge East Span Labor Day Weekend 2013
Photo Gallery
Tuesday, September 3, 2013

September 3, 2013