Oakland’s transportation agency wants to get junk cars off the streets faster, and more fairly.
Some fear the pathways will increase crime and violence nearby. Others support connecting neighbors and building community.
The city could install meters with “flex” pricing to deal with crowding and other impacts.
Oakland seeks millions in state funds for new paths and protective boulders on one of our most dangerous streets.
Potholes and other damage make Oakland’s roads unsafe. Not everyone thinks the city’s repair system works as well as it should.
The project would reduce vehicle lanes from 4 to 2 and add protected bicycle lanes. There’s still time for public input.
Thinking it was the hit word puzzle, millions paid for an older game called “Wordle!” Its creator is paying it forward.
It’s called “universal basic mobility,” and 500 low-income Oaklanders are in the pilot program.
New bike and bus lanes in Oakland and Emeryville, and upgraded bus stops in Berkeley, are among the new features being planned for the thoroughfare in Alameda County.
Russo submitted his resignation last week but will remain on the job until the summer to allow a smooth transition.
People who rely on the lift haven’t been able to easily access the 2nd floor for 3 months. Global supply chain issues and the cost of repairs are to blame.
Five business districts will be selected to see reduced speeds in 2022, based on crash data and equity considerations.
Oakland’s pandemic-era program to reduce vehicle traffic in residential neighborhoods will likely end soon. But not everyone thinks it should.
Roommates, large families, and live-work residents have encountered some challenges accessing tests from the federal government.
Oakland’s roadways are dangerous, and many residents we surveyed believe a lack of enforcement is partly to blame. Others are skeptical that policing can reduce collisions.
2021 saw massive federal infrastructure bills passed along with new state laws that could help Oakland make its streets safer.
Since 1963 the Oakland-based transit agency has run the ‘Candy Cane Express’ and other holiday-themed buses to bring season’s greetings and free fares to riders.
The National Weather Service issued the warning for much of the Bay Area, starting Monday at 4 p.m.
Oakland’s Department of Transportation has struggled this year to hire new guards, who play a key role in keeping elementary students safe around their schools.
OakDOT was created in 2016 with money and a mandate to make the city’s roadways safer. We sat down with the agency’s director to better understand its current priorities and challenges.