Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California on December 3, 1947 · Page 11
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Oakland Tribune from Oakland, California · Page 11

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i - . BAY BRIDGE TRAFFIC FLOW wandeast 2.97 .dU POINTS' NORTH EAST OF THE TUNNEL ggaa0B 3.80 jtiAvuAon Ann ailS 'r?rrh ami,BIB,J I ytA- X SANtLEANDf?0 EL CB?PffiD BERKELEY S ! 5.07o f ; ..v" I f I B 9 I J i SURVEY REVEALS PRESSING NEED FORilPARALLEL BRIDGE Clearly demonstratSrif that a par all tl bridge is recjuirtd to relieve trani-bay traffic 4Kgetion, a survey of bridge traffic fiow If graphically shown ha fa mep prepared lor inclusion in fa forthcoming Bartholomew report on Oakland's freeways arid major streets. The survey determined the percentage of bridge tral?fic contributed by each city in Ithe Eastbay area, and divided Oakland into 11 zones for purposes jet detailed study. 1 .1 m 6S8'v RICHMOND Battle Lines on Crossing Drawn Continued From Page 1 ears which cross Market Street, be tween First and 10th Streets, each day, not moTe than 18 per cent. slightly over 30,000, are coming from or going to the bridge. "San Francisco has serious problems in the parking and the movement of its own city traffic," he observed. "With nearly 140,000 vehicles in the city's own downtown traffic jam, it must realize that bridge cars, while aggravating congestion, do not constitute Its basic cause." EXPEDITED FREEWAY Booker said state plans for the Cirallel bridge will greatly faclli-te aoiutlon of the city problem. He aeid the San Francisco approach wta be a fully expedited freeway, connecting with the Bayshore Freeway, with 14 ramps between First Street and 10th Street to distribute traffic widely through the downtown area. This structure, to be financed as part of the bridge or the state highway system, must be built irrespec tive of the location of ,the new crossings, he declared. Weller Noble, chairman of the Bay Area Council bridge committee, emphasized its need. "Transbay travelers go to San Francisco for business, or pleasure to offices, hotels, stores, restaurants, theaters," he observed. "All those facilities are in the downtown area. TRAFFIC UNCHANGED "The location of the new crossing will have no effect on the ac- - i - 1 t- 1 cumulation of traffic in that areaJoiner nonnern ernes mae iwcn- cei ts all car fjaures would be dou- The people will go downtownnd with 6.98 per cent?,- Piedmont, ; bled as each would pay tolls on whether they cross the Bay on a 2-81: Emeryville, 1.76; AUbany, 1.47, both out?0ing and incoming cross-parallel bridge, are forced to drive land El Cerrito, 1.20. Outlying sec- ings up from Army Street, or even if tions to the north produce 4.07 per thev go by way of the San Mateo or cent, while the Orindi i-Lafayette . Dumbarton bridges or around and adjoining areas adl 3.80 per UOmel WCDSter UOOS through San Jose. cent. Their total is 88.5: per cent, The Daniel Webster School Dads' "They will eventually arrive' in for the areas directly serieed by thejciub will hold "Dad-Sons-and-the downtown area by any route, i bridge. , ! Daughters" night Friday evening at The parallel bridge would take' Southern sections con'Uibute only: the school. Club officers in charge them there most quickly and with 11 47 per cent, including, Alameda 0f arrangements for the event in-the least inconvenience." with 6.22, San Leandro . with 2.28, elude Jack Thacker, president; Both pointed out that the San and all other southern points, in- Everett G. Neumiller, first vice-Francisco traffic congestion prob-! eluding Hayward, 2.97 per cent. president; James L. Jensen, second lem is duplicated in the Eastbay All engineering studies, includ-; vice-president and chairman of the and would be solved by similar, ing those of the Army-Naivy board program committee; Karl K. Cra-freeways and diversion facilities j which recommended a southern j bell, secretary, and Ross W. Werner, here. I crossing, agree that evert if many ! treasurer. VFW Yule Party West Oakland Park Declared Eyesore S.P. to Aid in War On Switch Noise Co-operation of the Southern Pa cific Company has been promised in an effort to alleviate the noise created by switching at the Chevrolet truck plant, East 14th and Durant Oakland Tribtme, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 1947 Qfr 11 Avenue, Councilman Frank B. Shat-j tendent of the railroad,?had agreed tuck reported to the City Council to a program aimed at-ssening the yesterday afternoon. i noise from freight-tras it wicthing. Shattuck, who was named by the) The councilman saifjneetings of council to study complaints made by the committee would,; ye deferred residents of Durant Manor, said thatmntu the new arranges: has bee; Thomas Goodwin, terminal superin-1 tested. en C5- Linen Handkeriiel Complaint of the West Oakland Improvement Club that Ernie Rai- mondi Park has become so neglected for the lack of a gardener that it now "definitely is an eyesore" today had been sent on to the Park Department by the City Council. The club's communication was read at yesterday afternoon's meeting of the council, but it was pointed East Oakland Post No. 3811. Vet- oul Inai ine maintenance 01 tne pant of Foreign East Oakland motorists wsed that route, the total diversion from the present bridge would not be more than 20 to 23 per cent j TRAFFIC ANALYSIS On the basis of a oonservative estimate of 20,000 cars moving each day from the Eastbay to San Francisco and return, an analysis of the : percentage survey would indicate j Oakland contributes 9000 vehicles. Berkeley adds 4250, Richmond 1400, Piedmont 560. Emeryville 350, I Albany 300 and El Cerrito 250, with an additional 800 from outlying in the north and 750 in the rans of Foreign Wars, and Ladies' Auxiliary will hold their annual Christmas party tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Eagles Hall, 1228 38th Avenue. Plans for the evening include an entertainment program, rt-freshmente, and the distribution of to foe children attending. i within iha rsmvinrm nf iho rifv . . r1 , "'v 1XS r,l, Tln.n4...4 Lillian Q. Love, corresponding secretary, wrote feat "before the war the lawn around the perk was well attended, and the park was a lovely place for he people to spend a few hours . . . and what is needed is a gardener to Jftant a new lawn 33 S3 to h CS&itbn 1.00 gcaa" .... ? ft ' tf . Tvl)i fi' . . 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