SamTrans To Hold Community Meetings for Dumbarton Transportation Corridor Study

SamTrans To Hold Community Meetings for Dumbarton Transportation Corridor Study

 

SamTrans will host two community meetings next week to continue ongoing discussions on a transportation feasibility study for the Dumbarton Corridor.

The feasibility study will identify short- and long-term strategies for reducing traffic congestion and increasing mobility between Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties within the Dumbarton Corridor. It will examine potential congestion-relief alternatives for the Dumbarton Highway Bridge and its connecting roadways. It will also explore the possibilities of rehabilitation and repurposing of the Dumbarton Rail Bridge that is directly south of the Dumbarton Highway Bridge. 

The meetings next week will provide a study update and will review study goals, evaluation metrics and initial alternatives examined. Staff will also detail the initial screening of alternatives and discuss which options will be carried forward for further evaluation.

Members of the public are welcome to provide input at two scheduled community meetings next week: 

East Bay Public Meeting

Monday, September 12, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Newark Public Library

6300 Civic Terrace Avenue, Newark

RSVP: http://dumbarton-study-east-bay-public.eventbrite.com

 

Peninsula Public Meeting

Wednesday, September 14, 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Fair Oaks Community Center

2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City

RSVP: http://dumbarton-study-peninsula-public.eventbrite.com 

Both meetings are free and open to the public. Residents who are unable to attend these meetings, but still want to leave comments, can do so by visiting the Dumbarton Transportation Corridor Study web page here. 

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