Good Morning Truckee: Olympic Meadow Acquisition and Reimagine Bridge Street Study

The April 9th Good Morning Truckee program featured speaker guests from the Truckee Donner Land Trust who spoke about their new project to acquire the 30-acre Olympic Meadow Property in Squaw Valley for public access and conservation in a joint effort with the Squaw Valley Public Service District. Mike Geary, Squaw Valley Public Service District and Perry Norris, Truckee Donner Land Trust shared information about the acquisition, strategies and next steps to acquire the legendary property.

Dan Wilkins, Public Works Director/Town Engineer updated attendees on two important projects underway with the Town of Truckee, how you can get involved and express your concerns and comments:

The Reimagine Bridge Street project encompasses intersection improvements on Bridge Street at Donner Pass Road and East/West River Streets. The Town of Truckee is exploring options for improving these intersections. Eighteen intersection alternatives have been considered and are grouped into four categories.

The existing transit center, located downtown at the Train Depot, often exceeds capacity causing buses to cue in the travel lanes of Donner Pass Road. Additionally, it cannot accommodate the proposed expanded transit services outlined in the Truckee TART Long Range Transit Plan. The Transit Center Relocation Feasibility Study will look at several new proposed sites, as well as explore the viability of expanding the existing facility.

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