Dublin/Pleasanton Alamo Canal Trail Grand Opening

When
Saturday, October 27, 2012 | 11:30 am to 1 pm
Where
Trail entrance at northwest corner of the Dublin City Hall parking lot, 100 Civic Plaza, Dublin
More Info
http://www.ebbc.org/alamocanal

From EBBC:

Join the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, many elected officials, Congressmembers, and super-VIP’s, to celebrate the opening of this key bikeway link in our East Bay Regional Bikeway Network. The East Bay Regional Park District staff and board will also on hand to update everyone on this bikeway project, as well as the other projects funded by the Federal Tiger II grants in 2010.

Measure B1 Advocacy Ride:
Immediately after the grand opening of the Alamo Canal Trail, the East Bay Bicycle Coalition is leading an advocacy ride in Pleasanton/Dublin to survey projects that the passage of Measure B1 can help fund. Join us for this easy, relax paced ride in Pleasanton and Dublin, approximate time 2 hours.

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in collaboration with the cities of Dublin and Pleasanton, Zone 7 Water Agency, and Caltrans is closing one of the last gaps in the regional bicycle trail network between the communities of Pleasanton and Dublin. This greatly needed freeway undercrossing trail will provide a safe, non-motorized route that children and adults can use to travel between schools, homes, and major public destinations in Dublin and Pleasanton. This trail link will provide an important transportation route to travel to and from destinations including the Pleasanton BART station, bus routes, minor and major shopping areas and malls,community parks, Alameda County Fairgrounds, major corporate business offices and employment centers, the civic centers, libraries, and popular downtown areas of Dublin and Pleasanton.

Funding sources for the $2,000,000 project include the Federal STIP-TE and TIGER II programs, Alameda County’s Measure B, EBRPD’s Measure WW, and the cities of Dublin and Pleasanton.