Niles Canyon Trail Project

Summary

SCH Number
2021060647
Lead Agency
Alameda County Public Works Agency (ACPWA)
Document Title
Niles Canyon Trail Project
Document Type
NOP - Notice of Preparation of a Draft EIR
Received
Present Land Use
Land uses along the proposed trail alignment include commercial and civic uses, single-family residential, undeveloped, open space land, and roadway and railroad right-of-way.
Document Description
The proposed project would construct a six-mile, Class 1, multi-use trail between the Niles District in the City of Fremont and the unincorporated community of Sunol through Niles Canyon in Alameda County. The Notice of Preparation invites comments from agencies and interested parties are requested as to the scope and content of the environmental review in connection with the proposed project.

Contact Information

Name
Jim Browne
Agency Name
Acting Environmental Services Supervisor
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Shanna Guiler
Agency Name
Associate Environmental Planner
Contact Types
Consulting Firm

Location

Cities
Fremont
Counties
Alameda
Regions
Countywide
Cross Streets
Niles Boulevard, Mission Boulevard, State Route 84/Niles Canyon Road
Zip
94536
Total Acres
10
Parcel #
Various
State Highways
84
Railways
UPRR, Niles Canyon Railway
Waterways
Alameda Creek
Other Location Info
The project site consists of an approximately six-mile trail alignment through Niles Canyon between the Niles District in the City of Fremont and the unincorporated community of Sunol in Alameda County.

Notice of Completion

Review Period Start
Review Period End
Development Types
Recreational (6-mile multi-use trail)
Local Actions
Use Permit
Project Issues
Aesthetics, Agriculture and Forestry Resources, Air Quality, Biological Resources, Cultural Resources, Cumulative Effects, Drainage/Absorption, Energy, Flood Plain/Flooding, Geology/Soils, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Growth Inducement, Hazards & Hazardous Materials, Hydrology/Water Quality, Land Use/Planning, Mandatory Findings of Significance, Mineral Resources, Noise, Population/Housing, Public Services, Recreation, Schools/Universities, Septic System, Sewer Capacity, Solid Waste, Transportation, Tribal Cultural Resources, Utilities/Service Systems, Vegetation, Wetland/Riparian, Wildfire
Reviewing Agencies
California Air Resources Board (ARB), California Department of Conservation (DOC), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bay Delta Region 3 (CDFW), California Department of Fish and Wildlife, Marin Region 7 (CDFW), California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE), California Department of Parks and Recreation, California Department of Water Resources (DWR), California Highway Patrol (CHP), California Natural Resources Agency, California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), California Regional Water Quality Control Board, San Francisco Bay Region 2 (RWQCB), California State Lands Commission (SLC), Department of Toxic Substances Control, Office of Historic Preservation, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC), State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Drinking Water, State Water Resources Control Board, Division of Water Quality, California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)
Reviewing Agency Comments
California Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC), California Department of Transportation, District 4 (DOT)

Attachments

Draft Environmental Document [Draft IS, NOI_NOA_Public notices, OPR Summary Form, Appx,]
Notice of Completion [NOC] Transmittal form
State Comment Letters [Comments from state reviewing agencies]

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