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.
We decided to take a look at the history of camera enforcement and other possible solutions.
Every year, cars destroy a handful of small businesses, upending shop owner’s lives and revealing street safety issues.
The former state assemblymember is being remembered as a tireless advocate for the county’s most vulnerable residents.
A new state bill makes it easier for cities to lower speed limits. Some Oakland officials are optimistic it can reduce collisions, but others are skeptical.
Over the next 8 months, we’ll be taking a deep dive into why our streets are so dangerous and what can be done about it.
But the years-long pilot project stoked conflicts between different communities and revealed problems with the city’s transportation planning process.
During the pandemic, many Oaklanders have turned to Charles Fleming’s book about the old Key Route stairways and the adventures they offer in numbing times.
We’re taking a look at what’s working, what’s not, and how the city has received feedback.
Election monitors found that over 100 ballots were lost at an East Oakland voting center, and say language access laws weren’t followed at others.
A volunteer group is posting flyers at each of Oakland’s usual polling places to make sure voters know about this year’s 26 voting centers.
Worried about voter intimidation, lost mail, language barriers, COVID-19, or long lines? We looked into it for you, and spell out your rights.
After downtown mail boxes were removed last month, local postal workers and voters are staying vigilant. Here’s how the entire process works, and how to track your ballot as it travels through the mail.
Customers and local employees are begging for help. The Oaklandside investigated.