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Pleasanton council OKs quick-build bike lane project on segment of West Las Positas Boulevard

Original post made on Nov 21, 2022

The Pleasanton City Council unanimously approved a quick-build pilot project last week that will create a protected bike lane on West Las Positas Boulevard between Hopyard Road and Hacienda Drive.

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Posted by Ron
a resident of Del Prado
on Nov 21, 2022 at 10:10 pm

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WLP Blvd. is not safe when drivers travel along at 50 - 55 MPH !!

Posted by Bill Tallon
a resident of Val Vista
on Nov 22, 2022 at 10:36 am

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To borrow Ralph Nader’s quote: “WLP is unsafe at any speed”. From Hopyard to the Iron Horse crossing, the many dips and swales dictate multiple lane changes to find the “least terrible ride”. Our tax dollars would be better spent fixing the road versus adding new markings and bollards for bikes.

Posted by Sharon P
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 22, 2022 at 3:26 pm

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The City is also working on repairing the street for drivers. It has taken a while for engineers to figure out how to stabilize the soil. Now that they have they will begin doing the engineering drawings. Estimates to fix the street could be $20 million or more so finding the funding is a challenge

Posted by Ptown Baseball Dad
a resident of Birdland
on Nov 24, 2022 at 7:31 am

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A logical move in tandem is a speed limit reduction to 25 mph based on long term unsafe road conditions.

Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Nov 28, 2022 at 9:33 am

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All for a dedicated bike lane/path. But safe traffic / road repair needs to happen immediately.

If we have funds for cricket fields, new town halls, etc, we have money for basic fundamental road repair. This thing is another injury, death, or lawsuit waiting to happen

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