Shortly after the final signature was applied to the settlement agreement between UC and AS&R, UC’s University Village Mixed-Use Project developers informed AS&R they had included a two-way cycle track along the project frontage on San Pablo. This includes in front of the proposed Sprouts Farmers Market north of Monroe. The new plans showing the [read more…]
AS&R and Carbon Neutral Albany (C0A) are pleased to announce agreement with the University of California (UC) on a proposed amendment to the global climate change mitigation measure regarding the University Village Mixed-Use Project in Albany, California. The parties hope the Albany City Council will adopt this amendment at its meeting this [read more…]
Project Update (February 13, 2013):
Aleida Andrino-Chavez (City of Albany’s Transportation Planner) provided us with this photo (sent by Ana Bernardes in Public Works who is overseeing the construction of the project). Please note the new, improved curb-cuts at Buchanan/Pierce where the new cycling ramp / plaza meets the street. Kudos to the City staff [read more…]
The racks at St. Alban’s Church have gotten plenty of use already!
You may have noticed 6 bright, shiny and colorful new Dero “Bike Bike Racks” around town. These are a partnership between the local businesses, Albany Strollers & Rollers and the City of Albany. The locations with two new racks each are Wheels [read more…]
Video of the final Complete Streets presentation is available: http://albanyca.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=4&clip_id=975
The Recycle Circle Racks at the Waterfront will be grey, with a corrosion-resistant thermoplastic coating, perfect for the salty sea air
Led by the Waterfront Committee, the City is improving the Cove area at Albany’s Waterfront by installing landscaping, seating and bike racks (plans are available in the staff report here.) The 12 new [read more…]
You can get involved in an exciting project to plan the future of Albany’s two biggest streets.
The City of Albany is undertaking a Complete Streets process to develop plans for improving San Pablo Ave. and Buchanan St. The process will identify ways that the streets could be changed to better accommodate alternative modes of [read more…]
1. What do you see as the role of bicycling and walking in our civic life?
[Sheri Spellwoman] I am a huge bicycling and walking enthusiast! My family and I walk and bike many places for transportation, for exercise and to spend time outdoors. One of the things I love most about Albany is its [read more…]
2. Are you aware of the number of people that are injured on the roads in Albany each year? Do you think that conditions for bicycling or walking in our city could or should be improved?
[Sheri Spellwoman] This is a great question. The Albany Police Department does not keep statistics of traffic accidents, [read more…]
3. Albany’s Active Transportation Plan (ATP) (http://albanypedbikeplan.fehrandpeers.net/) was approved by City Council in Spring 2012. Are there particular elements of this plan that you support or oppose? Most projects included in the ATP are unfunded. Would you fund implementation of these projects? If so, how?
[Sheri Spellwoman] I support Albany’s ATP. I want to have [read more…]