Two new state laws aim to make roads safer. Another bill that would have allowed riding bikes on sidewalks was vetoed.
New signs were unveiled Monday morning by Mayor Sheng Thao and members of the City Council and OakDOT.
Oakland could get permission to create greater visibility at intersections, helping pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers see each other and avoid collisions.
East Bay transit advocates warned of a “death spiral” for bus and train operators if Gov. Newsom didn’t adjust funds in the state budget.
The governor’s draft budget would have contributed to the “death” of Bay Area transit. A vote today offers new hope—but it’s not a slam dunk.
Advocates are pleading with Gov. Gavin Newsom to find a few extra billion in the state budget for buses and trains.
A surprise announcement from the governor puts a hold on a $1 billion statewide grant, including $24 million for Oakland shelters.