Pedestrian Push Button Upgrades Proposed for Blind or Visually-Impaired Individuals

The Public Works staff invites you to a Commission on Disability Issues meeting to discuss the proposed installation of pedestrian push button upgrades at nine intersections to make it easier and safer for blind or visually-impaired individuals to cross the street.

When: Monday, October 29, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Community on Disability Issues Meeting, City Hall Council Chambers (2263 Santa Clara Avenue)

What:  The nine proposed intersections are as follows:

  • High Street/Otis Drive
  • Lincoln Avenue/Willow Street
  • Broadway/Encinal Avenue
  • Broadway/Otis Drive
  • Grand Street/Otis Drive
  • High Street/Santa Clara Avenue
  • Oak Street/Central Avenue
  • Island Drive/Robert Davey Jr.
  • Robert Davey Jr./Packet Landing Road

If you are unable to attend, please submit written comments by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5, 2012 to Gail Payne, Transportation Coordinator, at City Hall West, 950 West Mall Square, Room 110, Alameda, CA 94501 or by email at All written comments will be part of the official public record. The Transportation Commission (TC) is tentatively scheduled to review the proposed project on November 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. (City Council Chambers, 2263 Santa Clara Avenue). If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Gail Payne by phone at (510) 747-7948.