California Bike Path Grand Opening

The East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) in California, in collaboration with the cities of Dublin and Pleasanton, Alameda County Transportation Commission, Zone 7 Water Agency, and Caltrans, has closed one of the last gaps in the regional bicycle trail network between Pleasanton and Dublin.

A safe place for families to bicycle.

The public is invited to celebrate the grand opening with park district and public officials.

WHEN

Saturday, October 27, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

WHERE

100 Civic Plaza, Dublin, California. At the trail entrance adjacent to the Dublin Library at the Dublin Civic Center.

ABOUT THE PROJECT

This freeway undercrossing trail provides a safe, non-motorized route for children and adults to travel between schools, homes, and major public destinations in Dublin and Pleasanton.

The trail link provides an important transportation route to travel to and from destinations including the Pleasanton BART station, AC Transit bus routes, 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.

Construction began in April 2012.

PROJECT FUNDING

• TIGER II (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) federal discretionary grant program

• Federal Transportation Improvement Plan

• Alameda County’s Measure B

• East Bay Regional Park District’s Measure WW

• Cities of Dublin and Pleasanton

The East Bay Regional Park District spans Alameda and Contra Costa counties east of San Francisco with 112,000+ acres in 65 parks including over 1,200 miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and nature study. The Park District offers lakes, shorelines, campgrounds, visitor centers, interpretive and recreation programs, picnic areas, indoor/outdoor rental facilities, golf courses and much more. For more information, visit http://www.ebparks.org

 

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