By Michael Cabanatuan, Bob Egelko : SFGate – excerpt
Critics, and even a few supporters, have derisively dubbed the bicycle and pedestrian path of the new Bay Bridge east span “the bike path to nowhere” because there are no plans to extend it across the west span of the bridge into San Francisco.
To be fair, Yerba Buena and Treasure islands aren’t exactly nowhere, but it isn’t particularly easy to get between there and the rest of San Francisco with a bike.
The authority ordered up a $1.3 million study in December, and it’s nearly complete. But Caltrans has required some extra work. The authority’s board voted Wednesday to spend up to $300,000 more to finish the document… (more)
If the study costs 1.6 million dollars, what will the project costs? How many ways do you need to cross the bay?