Monthly Archives: April 2011

Tri Delta Transit Park and Ride in Oakley

Tuesday night the Oakley City Council approved an application from Tri Delta Transit to build and operate a Park and Ride Lot. The 2.15-acre project is located just northwest of East Cypress Road, on Main Street. The Park and Ride Lot … Continue reading

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eBART – The Hillcrest Station

At Thursday’s TRANSPLAN meeting committee members received a report on eBART’s Hillcrest station design. The presentation started with a brief overview of eBART. The $462 million project will bring a transit rail system to Eastern Contra Costa County. The system, using … Continue reading

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Salmon is the Main Course

Ah, Fresno in April. The birds chirping, the sounds of baby salmon being ground-up in the pumps, the smell of alfalfa in the morning as the selenium and pesticide residues leech deeply into the aquifer. A perfect setting for a … Continue reading

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A Snapshot of the ECCFPD Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Operating Budget

At Monday night’s Fire Board meeting one agenda item was a quick look at budget numbers. The current fiscal year ends on June 30th. Staff presented the board with three scenarios, the best, the worst and the probable. The District … Continue reading

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Try Transit Challenge

To encourage new ridership, Tri Delta Transit has partnered with 511 Contra Costa for a “Try Transit Challenge” from the week of April 25th through the week of May 16th. During this time, non-riders are challenged to use public transit … Continue reading

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At 6:01 pm on April 4, 1968, a shot rang out

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