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Column - December 30, 2016

'Give our street back,' Owens Drive commuters say

by Jeb Bing

Owens Drive, one of Pleasanton's busiest streets when BART commuters leave for work and come home again, just got a facelift and motorists aren't happy. In order to provide closeup parking in front of a new four-story apartment building soon to be opened at Owens and Willow Road, Owens has been reduced from three lanes to one.

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Posted by Sophie, a resident of Birdland
on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:29 pm

We as residents would want to see city records of who proposed such plannings and who voted to approve it. It's such an apparent mistake and lets wait and see who would try to mitigate the consequences of such mistakes and who would do nothing. Let's remember those names during next elections.

Posted by Jack, a resident of Downtown
on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:51 pm

Mistakes like this one are more and more common here in Pleasanton...

Posted by resident, a resident of Amador Estates
on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:06 am

I ride BART daily and watched as these got built. The whole time i was thinking the lane closures were temp. this needs to be reversed and soon.

Posted by Common Sense, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 17, 2017 at 8:37 am

Common Sense is a registered user.

Just leave the home 5-10 minutes earlier and you'll be fine.

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