Bridge the Gap

Walking and Biking Counts

As part of our Bridge the Gap campaign, we recently enlisted volunteers to help us see how biking and walking has changed since we counted last. Having done the very same audit in the fall of 2006, these counts offer interesting insights into how biking and walking patterns have changed in these locations over the last ten years. Read the full report.

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We believe the City of Alameda and the City of Oakland should create real biking and walking options for people who walk and bike between West Alameda and Oakland. A bicycle and pedestrian bridge is the only option that would provide 24×7, convenient, enjoyable and reliable access for everyone.

Sign the petition!

This solution would:

  • Reduce traffic congestion through and around the Webster and Posey tubes
  • Provide access to BART and Amtrak for Alameda’s West End residents
  • Generate new recreational opportunities for residents on both sides of the estuary
  • Increase patronage for local businesses in Jack London Square, Alameda Landing and on Webster Street
  • Promote healthy lifestyles
  • Reduce drive-alone trips
  • Decrease emissions and improve air quality
  • Connect communities and better showcase the estuary

Check out our FAQ, here.

For details on our earlier efforts to Bridge the Gap, click here.

See what others are saying!

A Bike Bridge Too Far?

Alameda Magazine, January 9, 2017

Bicyclist Draw Bridge Proposed Between Alameda and Oakland

KPIX 5 News, November 17, 2016

Alameda Advocates Continue Push for Alternative to Posey Hell Tunnel

Streetsblog SF, November 2, 2016

Advocates Renew Push for West Alameda Estuary Bike and Pedestrian Bridge

SF Streetsblog, August 2, 2016
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