colorful, upbeat Richmond Bay Trail New Year Report has
been mailed out to about 600 people on TRAC's snail mail
list, including elected officials, community and
business leaders and key government agency management.
Special thanks go the Richmond Community Redevelopment
Agency, Richmond Convention and Visitors Bureau and
ABAG's Bay Trail Project for funding printing and
mailing costs and to Tarrafirma Graphics for designing
the report pro bono.
despair if you did not receive the report in the mail.
It is available for download at
along with the new January 2006 Richmond
Bay Trail map.
was a very good year for Richmondís Bay Trail. Not only
did construction begin on three trail segments totaling
2.7 miles, $500K in new grants and appropriations were
obtained for planning and designing three miles of trail
during 2006. In addition, 33 new exhibit panels designed
during 2005 will be appearing along the trail early this
Richmond has 24 miles of completed Bay Trail and 17
miles of gaps remaining in the planned route as shown on
a report map highlighting all current Richmond Bay Trail
projects. The report describes breakthroughs for
planning and design work needed to fill two major gaps
and the greatest challenge remaining to fill a gap of
almost seven miles between The Plunge and the Point San
Pablo Yacht Harbor.