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.
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Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge Crossings on the Rise During Pandemic
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Path to Close Each Night This Week and Dec. 17-18
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
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
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
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission awarded $10.6 million in regional toll dollars this week to Marin County's North-South Greenway project.
Bay Bridge Bicycle & Pedestrian Path Open Around the Clock in Time for Bike to Work Day – Thursday, May 10
Adapted from a Caltrans release
“Bike Commuter of the Year” Nominations Now Open
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
Adapted from a San Francisco County Transportation Authority press release.
Daylight Saving Time Brings Changes to Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path Hours
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
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
MTC Resolution No. 3765
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of April 5, 2020
2021 Regional ATP Guidelines (adopted Feb. 2020)
Traffic Advisory I-580 Access Improvement Projects Week of January 19, 2020
Richmond Bridge Inspection
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
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
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
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
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements
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
Bay Bridge East Span Labor Day Weekend 2013
September 3, 2013