Local transportation advocates say reporting potholes to the city is a good way to ensure they’re fixed. But staffing and resource limits do delay needed work.
Slowing traffic and more bike lanes is running up against another safety goal: fighting fires.
From East to West Oakland and Fruitvale in between, city engineers and construction workers are hard at work.
Some criticized the city for taking 8 years to build a safer 14th Street. The council also approved parking meters at Lake Merritt.
A stretch of 14th Street now pays tribute to the Oakland native, killed in 2007 for a story he was working on.