Ribbon-Cutting for Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bicycle and Pedestrian Path



John Goodwin 415.778.5262
Randy Rentschler 415.778.6780

San Francisco, November 14, 2019 . . . The new six-mile Bay Trail segment of bicycle and pedestrian path on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will open Saturday, November 16, 2019. This marks a key milestone for the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Access Improvement Projects financed by MTC’s Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) affiliate and undertaken in partnership with Caltrans, the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) and the Transportation Authority of Marin (TAM).

WHEN: 10 a.m., Saturday, November 16, 2019

WHAT: Ribbon-cutting for opening of new six-mile Bay Trail segment across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, allowing bicyclists and pedestrians to travel between Contra Costa and Marin counties for the first time.

WHERE: Overlook near east end of Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
961 Stenmark Drive, Richmond, California

WHO: -- Amy Worth, MTC Commissioner and BATA Oversight Committee Chair
-- Scott Haggerty, MTC Commissioner and Alameda County Supervisor
-- Dina El-Tawansy, Deputy Director, Caltrans District 4
-- Alan Davis, General Manager, Chevron Richmond Refinery
-- Tom Butt, Mayor, City of Richmond and CCTA Board Member
-- Najari Smith, Founder and Executive Director, Rich City Rides
-- Ginger Jui, Executive Director, Bike East Bay
-- Tarrell Kullaway, Executive Director, Marin County Bicycle Coalition
-- Judy Arnold, Marin County Supervisor and TAM Board Chair
-- Laura Cohen, Western Regional Office Director, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy