Richmond / San Rafael Bridge: Bikes Yes

Richmond / San Rafael Bridge: Bikes Yes

1/28,2019: Marin Independent Journal: Marin officials seek faster Richmond Bridge bike lane trial
1/16/2019: StreetsBlogSF: Marin Supervisor Asks Officials to Study Converting Future San Rafael Bridge Bike and Ped Path into Another Car Lane
10/29/2018: Timeline: The Bay Trail extension to Point Molate that will provide pedestrian and bicycle access to open in March of 2019
3/7/2018: StreetsBlogSF: First Step Taken Towards Removing Bike Lane from Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Plan during peak periods
2/6/2018: KQED News: Restoring a Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to Ease a Commute Headache
2/5/2018: StreetsBlogSF: Marin IJ Editors Join Push to Abort Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Path
1/27/2018: SF Gate: Richmond Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to get new traffic lane in April
1/24/2018: East Bay Times: Marin officials mull Richmond-San Rafael Bridge upper deck lane
1/27/2017: Metropolitan Transporation Commission: Latest on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements >>
11/20/2016: Metropolitan Transporation Commission: CCTA invites the public to anopen house in Richmond on Thursday, Dec. 8
8/17/2016: Metropolitan Transporation Commission: The Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) is spearheading a pair of projects - See the full story >>
8/16/2016: East Bay Times: Richmond-San Rafael third lane plan goes to Caltrans; work could start in October
1/21/2016: Richmond Confidential: Bay Bridge bike path on trach to be finished by 2025
6/30/2015: Metropolitan Transportation Commission: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvements
2/12/2015: KQED News: Plan Moves Ahead to Ease Congrestion and Allow Bike on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
2/12/2015: Bikes East Bay: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike Path approved
2/11/2015: SF Gate: Richmond-San Rafael Bridge closer to getting new lane, bike path
1/24/2015: Tom Butt E-Forum: Plan in Works to Add Third Eastbound Land and Bike Path on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
7/5/2014: Marin Independent Journal: Dick Spotswood: Kinsey leads Marin contingent for opening Richmond bridge lane - See the full story >>

12/2/2011:  West County Times: Richmond moving ahead with missing link of Bay Trail

11/29/2011: ABCLocal: 11-mile detour plan draws criticism in Richmond - See the full story >>
11/28/2011: SFGate: Western Drive detorur plan draws ire in Richmond - See the full story >>
11/25/2011: Tom Butt E-Forum: CalTrans to Close Richmond/San Rafael On-Ramp for Two Years - See the full story >>
11/25/2011: CCTimes via Tom Butt's E-Forum: CalTrans May Close an I-580 Ramp in Richmond for years - See the full story >>
11/21/2011: Point Molate Community Advisory Committee Meeting - Details >>  Also see the CalTrans FACT SHEET >>
12/1/2011: Public Meeting on Bay Trail Connection from Castro Street to Point Molate - See Details >>
8/17/2011: Webinar: Designing and Retrofitting Bridges for Active Transportation - See Details >>     Also see Bridging the Gaps >>
3/3/2011: The Final San Quentin Area Bicycle and Pedestrian Study is now available for public viewing - Download the Study >>

12/13/2010: Status report on closure of the Bay Trail gap from Castro /Tewksbury to Richmond / San Rafael Bridge: four options under study by Questa Engineering View the presentation>>   To take a self guided tour of the study area see the directions>>

4/26/2010: SAN QUENTIN AREA BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ACCESS STUDY (Marin Side) Read the full article >>
2/23/10: Crazy, Confusing, Caltrans signage - See Photo >>
3/26/2009: West County Times Bay Trail advocates sue state, Chevron over public access at refinery By Katherine Tam  Read the article>>
3/18/2009: Berkeley Planet Bay Trail Backers Sue State, Chevron Over Richmond Wharf By Richard Brenneman   Read the full article>>
02/18/09: West County Times Chevron, Richmond strike $28 million deal for refinery utility taxes by Katherine Tam
See the full article (Adobe Acrobat)>>
02/18/09: Tom Butt E-forum Commentary Chevron Spins Agreement with City of Richmond on Utility User Tax Read more>>
02/17/09: Tom Butt E-forum Commentary Chevron to Pay City of Richmond $28 Million to Settle Utility Tax Underpayment Read more>>
2/7/09: After Being Pummeled by Caltrans by Robert Raburn Read the whole article>>
Caltrans is the only agency stopping public access to the Richmond San Rafael Bridge. Read MCBC's full account>>
2/6/09: Marin Independent Journal Caltrans rejects bike lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge See the full article>>
2/6/09:SF Chronicle Bicycle activists win 1, lose 1 in space battle See the full article>>
2/5/09: Marin County Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco Bay Trail Project, and East Bay Bicycle Coalition PowerPoint presentation to the SF Bay Conservation Development Commission. Download the presentation>>
2/2/09: No Bay Trail money in State Lease to Chevron

1/29/09:"Chevron Bay Trail access - Dead...I feel numb with grief." Robert Raburn, EBBC;Read the thread between Robert & TRAC's Bruce Beyaert. Read about the deadly Bay Trail gap.

4/15/08: Marin Independent Journal Editorial: Bicycle access on bridge makes sense Read the article>>

Mount Tamalpais, Long Wharf and Richmond San Rafael Bridge - photo by Gregory Ghent
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