From safety concerns to better outreach, shop owners along MacArthur, International, and other East Oakland corridors reflect on why Flex Streets aren’t as popular near them.
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Parklets forever? Oakland could make Flex Streets permanent
The program has helped local businesses stay afloat during the pandemic, but it’s been less active in East Oakland.
City Council looks to extend Flex Streets, its emergency program for Oakland businesses
The initiative, which led to more parklets, street closures, and outdoor markets during the pandemic, will likely be extended through next spring.
Could Flex Streets be here to stay?
City policy director Warren Logan, who has overseen the outdoor dining program since its inception, speaks about its future.