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TRAC, the Trails for Richmond Action Committee, asks that you vote YES on Measure X for transportation funding needed in Contra Costa County. Measure X is a one-half cent sales tax that raises $2.9 billion over 30 years to fund many needed transportation improvements. These local dollars will be leveraged to bring in state and federal funding for critical local projects and programs. Supported by all cities in the country, League of Women Voters, Bike East Bay, business, labor and environmental leaders, your vote is needed to secure the required two thirds approval.


TRAC supports Measure X because about 8% of the overall funding will go for bicycle and pedestrian projects, representing $224 million out of the expected expenditures. 4% is specifically earmarked for pedestrian, bicycle and trail facilities. In addition, funding for ambitious complete streets projects promises to redesign and rebuild major streets in such a way to provide significant benefits for pedestrians and bicyclists, e.g. protected bike lanes where possible. 

Measure X also will:
 
Repair potholes and fix roads
Improve BART capacity and reliability
Improve highways
Enhance bus and other public transit services
Increase safety for cyclists and pedestrians
Improve air quality
Reduce traffic on roads and highways
Measure X is a robust plan to improve transportation, and incorporates strong accountability measures to make sure the money is used as authorized by the voters. It requires independent oversight and financial and performance audits, and every dollar raised by Measure X is required to be spent to benefit local residents. Please vote YES on X.
Contact Information for Richmond, California Elected Officials
Name Address Phone

  Tom Butt, Mayor
  tom.butt@intres.com

235 East Scenic Avenue
Richmond, CA 94801

236-7435 (W)
237-2084 (H)

Gayle McLaughlin, Councilmember
gayledirect@gmail.com

P.O. Box 5284
Richmond, CA 94805

237-1456

Eduardo Martinez, Councilmember
eduardomartinezrichmond@gmail.com
P.O. Box 5252,
Richmond, CA 94805
(510) 712-4934
Jovanka Beckles, Councilmember
Jovanka@JovankaBeckles.org
P.O. Box 5299
Richmond, CA 94805
496-2711 

Jael Myrick, Councilmember
jael_myrick@ci.richmond.ca.us

 

510-620-6636

Nathaniel Bates, Councilmember
natbates@comcast.net

300 Seaview Drive
Richmond, CA 94801

620-6743 (Ofc)
620-6542 (Fax)

Vinay Pimple, Councilmember
vinay_pimple@ci.richmond.ca.us
   
Council Meetings
Tuesdays, 7 PM, Council Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall. Televised on KCRT,  Channel 28
Individual Email Addresses of Planning Commissioners and City Staff
Planning Commissioners
Jen Loy: jenloy@berkeley.edu
Ben Choi: ben.wb.choi@gmail.com
Andrew Butt: andrew.butt@intres.com
Sheryl Lane: sherylelane@yahoo.com
Marilyn Langlois: langlois-rine@comcast.net
Nancy Baer nbaer48@yahoo.com
Jeffrey Kilbreth jeffrey.kilbreth@gmail.com
City Staff
City Manager Bill Lindsay: bill_lindsay@ci.richmond.ca.us
Planning Director Richard Mitchell: richard_mitchell@ci.richmond.ca.us
TRAC: tracbaytrail@earthlink.net

Do you want to help complete the Bay Trail in Richmond?
If so, this page will tell you when action is needed. Typically this will take the form of attending public meetings or sending emails to elected officials and government agencies asking their support for completing the Bay Trail in Richmond. Email TRAC asking to be added to the Richmond Bay Trail Network if you would like to be informed of such opportunities.