It’s been two years, nine months and four days since the Bay Area Toll Authority promised to unveil concept designs for the Bay Bridge West Span People Path.
And in less than a month, you will be able to experience what connecting Oakland to downtown San Francisco will look like. Years in the making, this meeting is not to be missed.
Bay Bridge West Span Public Meeting
Monday, Nov. 19 from 6:00-8:00pm
Bay Area Metro Center, 275 Beale St.
Originally scheduled for July, we’re thrilled to announce that the meeting date is officially set for Nov. 19.
This is the last step before this design would be able to move forward into environmental review, approvals then, eventually, construction. The project team, led by planners and engineers at Arup, have been whittling down multiple options for the Yerba Buena Island connection, the path on the actual West Span and the final touchdown in South of Market. Given the complexity of the project, their work has been highly technical but driven by public feedback from the January 2016 open house.
Now, they’re finally ready to present the preferred design in full detail, incorporating brand new renderings, a 3D model, and even virtual reality tours to bring what we’ve been imagining for years one step closer to reality. With estimates of 10,000 people biking on this path daily at full build-out, this would be the Bay Area’s most iconic, signature bicycle project in history.
Join Arup and the Bay Area Toll Authority at a public meeting to see and experience what the Bay Bridge West Span will look like. RSVP here to make sure to receive updates from us before Nov. 19.
After this, we’ll be working closely with our partners at Bike East Bay to rally support and continue our campaign towards victory: to finally bridge the bay by bike.