Oakland police say a man wanted for brandishing a gun fled officers this morning, setting off a deadly chase.
Transit candidates shared their platforms at a forum focused on issues relevant to seniors and people with disabilities. Here’s what they said.
Kelley, who took over OakDOT this summer, said he plans to continue leading the department to make streets safer for everyone.
A bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom regulates the recycling of catalytic converters to prevent thefts, a problem that’s been rampant in the East Bay.
A judge rejected a public records lawsuit brought by two voting rights organizations hoping to pressure the county to hand over voting data.
The latest in bike and pedestrian safety improvements will connect communities in East Oakland.
Organizers of the monthly ride—which often traverses Oakland and Berkeley—say it’s just another example of aggressive behavior by people behind the wheel.
The U.S. Transportation Secretary and Congresswoman Barbara Lee said aid for infrastructure from Washington can help alleviate inequalities.
From East to West Oakland and Fruitvale in between, city engineers and construction workers are hard at work.
New research shows that seniors living near high-traffic roadways, including Oakland’s I-880 and I-580, experience more health problems.
How to register and vote, what’s on the ballot, voters’ rights, and other Nov. 8 election essentials.
Vehicles blocking sidewalks are a common obstacle, forcing pedestrians into roads.
55th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way is missing accessible pedestrian signals and digital signs that let people know how much time they have left to cross.
Some are launching their own safety campaigns, including walking groups, Nextdoor pleas, and letters to city staff.
The city wants to use a $1 million state grant to buy 500 e-bikes for low-income neighborhoods.
Harrison and 27th Street in Oakland would be rebuilt with bicyclist and pedestrian safety in mind.
Oakland police have one of the strictest policies against chasing people. They also have a history of contributing to violent collisions during pursuits.
Some criticized the city for taking 8 years to build a safer 14th Street. The council also approved parking meters at Lake Merritt.
Slower speeds reduce serious injuries and fatalities from vehicle collisions, but advocates say more must be done.
Following a bicyclist’s death, Santa Fe-Bushrod residents protested at an especially dangerous intersection.