Alameda CTC moves $400 million from failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink

The Alameda County Transportation Commission approved the transfer of $400 million in funding once earmarked for the failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink, a proposed rail project that would connect the Tri-Valley to San Joaquin County. “It’s time to move ahead. Let’s make this happen,” Dublin Mayor David Haubert said. The expenditure is nowhere … Continue reading Alameda CTC moves $400 million from failed BART to Livermore plan to ValleyLink

San Leandro mayor to lead regional transportation commission

San Leandro is about to take a higher profile in the East Bay's issues with traffic and transportation. The Alameda County Transportation Commission named San Leandro Mayor Pauline Russo Cutter as it next chairperson on Thursday. Cutter served as vice chair of the regional transportation commission last year. Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle previously served … Continue reading San Leandro mayor to lead regional transportation commission

Emeryville to raise LGBTQ flag for itself, another for Dublin, as backlash begins

If Dublin city leaders won't recognize the LGBTQ community's steady effort for inclusiveness by raising the rainbow-striped LGBT Pride flag at their city hall, then Emeryville Councilmember John Bauters says his city will fly one for Emeryville on June 8, and another for Dublin. The Dublin City Council, last week voted down a proposal by … Continue reading Emeryville to raise LGBTQ flag for itself, another for Dublin, as backlash begins

Bauters on Danville’s celebration

If the Danville Town Council dishes out cake to celebrate making 7.6% of a building affordable then perhaps I should throw a citywide taco party to celebrate the 87 units of 100% affordable housing we’re opening this fall. -Emeryville Councilmember John Bauters on Twitter Monday.