THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

This paper, presented at Session Number 93 of the 70th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) on January 15, 1991, in Washington, D.C., discusses the port land access problem in the San Francisco Bay Area. Efforts by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) in port planning are examined and their shortcomings pointed out. Specific topics addressed include economic vitality of the Bay Area, highway access, and the impact of the closure of a section of the Cypress viaduct following the 1989 earthquake on truck shipments from the Port of Oakland. Alternatives for replacing the closed portion of the Cypress freeway (the No-Build Alternative, the Cypress Corridor Alternative, the Railroad Corridor Alternative, and the Transit/Transportation Systems Management Alternative) are discussed with respect to their impact on port access.

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    • Dahms, L D
  • Publication Date: 1992-3

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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 11-14
  • Monograph Title: PORT-LAND ACCESS: PUBLIC POLICY ISSUES
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  • Accession Number: 00620593
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM