AC Transit has proposed numerous changes to its 51 bus line along University Avenue. One major change would be to restrict parking on parts of University from 4-7pm on weekdays. The UAA has been actively working with stakeholders to make sure the proposed changes make sense for our local merchants.
The University Avenue Association (UAA) appreciates the time AC Transit staff has spent contacting merchants and neighbors about the proposed changes to the 51 bus line. UAA supports the improved timing of the traffic signals and the bus "Q jumps." However, UAA has strong objections to removal of any parking both in the morning or afternoon/evening. In addition, UAA opposes creation of a new right-hand turn lane unless it is for a bus stop or "Q jump" without the loss of parking.
Read: AC Transit rolls back Line 51 changes after pushback (March 24, 2014)
See: AC Transit: Line 51 Corridor Delay Reduction and Sustainability Project
Read: Traffic signal upgrades planned on Line 51 route (November 26, 2013)
Read: AC Transit’s Line 51 plans get second review Thursday (November 2013)
Read: Merchants ask AC Transit to revise Line 51 plans (October 21, 2013)
Read: Parking losses, lane changes possible in Line 51 overhaul (August 26, 2013)