Caldecott Tunnel

On Soundwalls and Rockridge: Sound

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Since the 1970s, the transportation system comprised of Highway 24 and BART that bisects Rockridge has been both a boon and a bane to the neighborhood: It's convenient for getting around but often a negative in terms of both air pollution and noise pollution.

Caldecott Settlement Project List Posted: Soundwall Studies, Intersections, Bicycle Facilities, More, Proposed for Funding

Friday, May 6, 2011

The final list of projects to be funded through the city of Oakland's $8 million Settlement Agreement with Caltrans over the Caldecott Tunnel Fourth Bore EIR was released March 23. These projects are intended to ameliorate the impacts to the North Oakland Hills, Rockridge and Temescal districts of adding the fourth bore to the Caldecott Tunnel.

Tunnel Mitigation Money to Fund Many Rockridge Projects: Please Attend Nov. 8 meeting or Comment! (Oakland settlement)

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Rockridge residents are invited to a Nov. 8 public meeting to discuss a proposed list of transportation projects along Highway 24 west of Caltrans’ Caldecott Tunnel Project.

Plan to attend this important meeting Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. Kaiser Elementary School, 25 South Hill Court (Hiller Highlands Neighborhood). For carpool information from Rockridge BART, email info@rockridge.org .

Community Meeting to Review Caldecott Tunnel Settlement Projects November 8 (Oakland settlement)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Councilmember Jane Brunner is hosting a community meeting Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. at Kaiser Elementary School, 25 South Hill Court (Hiller High-lands) to review and discuss projects proposed for the City of Oakland Caldecott Settlement Agreement. Please attend! This might be your only public opportunity to make your voice heard on these crucial projects.

4th Bore Mitigation Areas Surveyed in Consultant’s Rockridge Walking Tour

Monday, July 5, 2010

Representatives from the Rockridge neighborhood, including Claremont Middle and Chabot schools, the city of Oakland Transportation Services Department, RCPC, Rockridge District Association (RDA), East Bay Bicycle Coalition (EBBC), North Hills Phoenix Association (NHPA), Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) and consultants participated in the Oakland mitigation walking tour early in June.

Bore Mitigation Projects to be Rated (Oakland settlement)

Saturday, June 5, 2010

The Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) filed a lawsuit against Caltrans over its plans to add a fourth bore to the Caldecott Tunnel. In January 2009, the FBC settled its lawsuit under threat by Governor Schwarzenegger. The settlement included $3 million for air quality and noise mitigation for two Rockridge public schools immediately adjacent to Hwy. 24, Claremont Middle School and Chabot Elementary. The FBC is a coalition of local community groups in Oakland and Berkeley centered around Highway 24, including RCPC and FROG.

Public Review of Tunnel Mitigations

Saturday, December 4, 2010

City Council President Jane Brunner and the city’s Public Works Agency hosted a public meeting to discuss and review the merits of a series of proposed transportation projects addressing issues related to Highway 24, and, in particular, the Caldecott Tunnel 4th Bore project now under construction.

The proposed project list was developed by the city based mostly on a 2008 agreement between Oakland and Caltrans settling Oakland’s objections to adding the fourth bore, and also on a series of walk audits of the area that took place last summer.

Oakland Caldecott Tunnel Settlement Public Meeting

Event Time: 
Monday, November 8, 2010 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Kaiser Elementary School, 25 South Hill Court (Hiller Highlands)

Please attend this crucial meeting. Carpools leave the Rockridge BART station @ 6:30pm.

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