File #: 2023-2762   
Type: Regular Agenda Item
Body: Transportation Commission
On agenda: 1/25/2023
Title: Recommendation to Endorse the Design Concept for the Clement Avenue/Tilden Way Project.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Outreach #1 Summary – Spring 2022, 2. Exhibit 2 - Outreach #2 Summary – Fall 2022, 3. Exhibit 3 - Existing Conditions Memo, 4. Exhibit 4 - Concept, 5. Exhibit 5 - Concept Analysis Memo, 6. Presentation, 7. Correspondence Batch 1, 8. Correspondence Updated 1-23-2023, 9. Correspondence Updated 2 1-25-2023, 10. Correspondence 1-26-2023

Recommendation to Endorse the Design Concept for the Clement Avenue/Tilden Way Project.


To: Honorable Chair and Members of the Transportation Commission


The Clement Avenue/Tilden Way design concept provides for an important segment of the Cross Alameda Trail, provides a number of important transportation safety improvements in the project area, and allows for an expansion of public open space amenities for the adjacent "Wedge" and Fernside neighborhoods.

Staff is recommending that the Transportation Commission review and endorse the proposed design concept. Any recommended changes to the concept will be presented to the City Council when staff brings the design concept to the City Council for review and endorsement.

Additional information regarding the design and the project is available on the project webpage:


Over the last 20 years, the City of Alameda has been planning for and constructing the Cross Alameda Trail on former railroad right-of-way from the Seaplane Lagoon at Alameda Point at the western end of Alameda to the Miller-Sweeney/Fruitvale Bridge on the eastern end of Alameda. Upon completion, the cross island low-stress bicycle and pedestrian facility will provide a safe, comfortable and convenient facility for bicyclists and pedestrians across the City.

The Cross Alameda Trail is being completed in segments. Much is complete, some segments are currently under construction, and some final segments are still in the design phase. In mid-2023, construction will start on the segment of the Cross Alameda Trail from Willow Street to Broadway. Once this work is complete, the trail will be complete with the exception of two remaining "gaps": the gap between Hibbard Street and Grand Street, which is being constructed by the recently approved residential project on the former Pennzoil site, and the gap between Broadway and the Miller-Sweeney/Fruitvale Bridge.

The ...

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