The City Council will consider a plan Tuesday to transform the former Alameda Belt Line rail yard into a passive park with picnic areas, walking and bike trails, community gardens and playgrounds.
City staffers are seeking the council’s approval to develop a conceptual plan for the new park on the 22-acre rail yard, which is bounded by Sherman Street, Atlantic Avenue and Constitution Way. The plan will be developed by local landscape architects who volunteered their assistance. Read more >> about Council to consider Belt Line park plan
The city is seeking to evict Nelson’s Marine from its perch on Alameda Point. The sheriff’s office could padlock the boat repair yard’s gates today, the head of a nonprofit rescue group that’s based there said.