Posted Apr 16, 2014

CONGRATULATIONS to Alexandria Rickli, a 6th grader from J. Douglas Adams Middle School in Brentwood.
The Central/East office of 511 Contra Costa conducted a student artwork contest among middle schools in Central and Eastern Contra Costa County for the 2014 511 Contra Costa market bag design… Read the rest.  The winning artwork of Alexandria Rickli was chosen among 12 entries.  The theme of the artwork contest was Explore New Ways to Get Around: carpool, transit, bike, skateboard and walk and was to depict how these environmentally-friendly ways of getting around help reduce pollution and promote clean air.  

Posted Jul 27, 2011

Two weeks ago, we asked you to share your hottest transportation questions.
Our trusty readers didn’t hold back! Let’s see what they said (and how we can help them find answers). Keep these questions coming, either in the comments below, Facebook, or Twitter… Read the rest.
Is it possible to add a bike lane from Pinole to Martinez and back? I try to commute on Alhambra Valley Rd as much as possible but it’s very narrow and vehicles drive a little too close.

Posted Oct 14, 2010

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For the second time, Brentwood has received the League of American Bicyclists bronze distinction on its “Bicycle Friendly Communities” list. Brentwood was first placed on the list in 2006 by the national biking advocacy group.
This year, Brentwood was one of eight communities to successfully renew its distinction.
From the Contra Costa Times:
The league conferred the award on Brentwood this time based on the number of bike lanes and trails it has, one of the five categories in which contenders were judged.

Posted Oct 5, 2010

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission recently released the “Pavement Management Index,” which classifies pavement conditions in nine Bay Area counties and 101 cities from Very Good to Poor.
Congratulations to Brentwood for being ranked the highest! Contra Costa County was also ranked Very Good.
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Other cities in Contra Costa County were classified as follows:
Concord, Oakley, San Pablo, Clayton, San Ramon, Walnut Creek, Hercules, Danville, Lafayette, Antioch, Pinole
Pleasant Hill, Pittsburg
Martinez, Moraga, Richmond, El Cerrito

Posted Jul 8, 2010

Construction on BART’s eastward extension, which will span 10 miles from the Pittsburg/Bay Point BART station towards Hillcrest Avenue, is set to begin this fall. The extension will fulfill the first phase of the eBart project… Read the rest, which aims to bring BART into East County. It should be completed by 2015.
BART will be providing a project overview and gathering feedback about fares, station access, and hours of operation at three venues next week.