Map of the isolated neighborhoodsMap of the isolated neighborhoods Map of the isolated neighborhoods
Satellite image of the rail yard. Notice zero access from the north, while the south side has full access (and a Golf Course).The Hulen Street traffic bridge is located in the bottom left corner of the image.
The Hulen Street traffic bridge. Notice no sidewalks or any pedestrian crossing.The Trinity Trails run directly under the bridge, but there is no access from the north side.
Photo of the rail yard from the Hulen Street traffic bridge.The affected neighborhoods are to the north, while the Trinity River is to the right.
The only means of crossing to the river from Vickery Avenue: the tunnel at Rogers Road. This passage is wholly unsafe for foot traffic.
The Trinity Trail system at University Drive. There are many points of access to the river from this location.
One of the many public spaces available on the Trinity Trails near University Drive.
An example of a much smaller scale footbridge extending over a rail yard.
An example of a smaller pedestrian bridge over a roadway. A bridge similar to this could extend over the intersection of Vickery Avenue and Hulen Street.
A very nice example of a pedestrian bridge in Berkeley, CA. This bridge is over 300 feet long,and spans one of the busiest freeways in the Bay area.
Not the message of accessibility the city should offer to its citizens
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