Union Pacific explains their Howard Terminal position

After the release of the Howard Terminal Draft EIR, I waited for the compiled comments to become available. Beneath the pleas from transit agencies and housing groups, there was a video provided by none other than Union Pacific (UPRR). The well-produced video comment is not much longer than a typical music video and comes with […]

6/15 Alameda County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Howard Terminal

I spent over six hours livetweeting this thing for you. https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1404907134270152705.html There’s also a 9-page PDF digest version. What you need to know is this: I’ll drop in more of the select tweets as I go through the night. Enjoy the process. My favorite moment of the long night: Looking ahead:

Howard Terminal or Bust

You’ve probably heard by now that the A’s received permission from MLB to explore markets outside of Oakland (reported by Jeff Passan). I’ll have plenty to say about this tomorrow. For now @AsFanByDesign has the proper sentiment: #RootedinOakland? pic.twitter.com/6Rcdal3tUO — A's Fan by Design (@AsFanByDesign) May 11, 2021 Letter to A’s fans from President Dave […]

Howard Terminal EIR Preview

TRANSPORTATION That’s it. That’s my focus to start. Transportation will make or break this project. I’m referring to bridging the gap between the Howard Terminal site and BART. I’m also referring to the truck and train traffic adjacent to the site. Both have to be addressed in equal measure. The scope of issues addressed by […]