Located at the eastern touchdown of the spectacular new San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge, Gateway Park is both a stopping point and a thoroughfare. An enormous daily population of 280,000 vehicles speeds past the site in cars, trucks, and buses en route to other locations. The new bike path on the bridge will bring many more people up close to the site—and the number of bikers and pedestrians is anticipated to increase as both Treasure Island and the Western span of the Bay Bridge complete bicycle and pedestrian access.
Client: The Gateway Park Working Group*
Cost: $104 Million
Project Size: 170 acres Overall, 70 acres Phase One (3.1 million sf)
Date: April 2012-June 2012 Project Concept Report Tune Up, February 2013-present PAED
Role: Landscape Architect
*a 9-agency steering committee including the Association of Bay Area Governments/Bay Trail, Caltrans, Bay Area Toll Authority, City of Oakland, East Bay Regional Park District, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Port of Oakland, California Transportation Commission, and the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission