Oakland could get permission to create greater visibility at intersections, helping pedestrians, bicyclists, and drivers see each other and avoid collisions.
Oakland is changing the way it enforces sidewalk parking and will start issuing more tickets in October.
More than 40 people gathered near Lake Merritt where Maia Correia was fatally injured in a collision while riding on the back of her father’s bike.
E-bikes could provide greater access and are already in use in many places. But some are worried about their impact on other trail users.
“Highsidin’” grew out of the nonprofit Gamehead’s work to bring racial and economic diversity to game development
Oakland has been adding protected bicycle lanes to a few streets in recent years. But bike advocates say it’s too few, and the stakes can be life and death.
The cameras and computer system will be capable of identifying traffic violations without the assistance of a human.
Advocates say the span will link key East Bay population centers and reduce car traffic. Opponents say it’s unnecessary and costs too much at $200 million.
The Fruitvale Alive! project features raised bikeways, a first for Oakland.
Neighbors say rapid bus lanes on International Boulevard have made the road “deadly by design.”
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 East Bay’s growing safe streets movement now has a champion in West Oakland.
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.
A Civil liberties group says outlawing spectators is unconstitutional, but the sheriff and other officials say it’s necessary to clamp down on reckless driving.
Concerns have lingered since the Loma Prieta quake in 1989. Now, a long-awaited $7.4 million retrofit will shore up the historic Oakland hills span.
Advocates are pleading with Gov. Gavin Newsom to find a few extra billion in the state budget for buses and trains.
The city described its efforts to stop traffic violence in a sweeping report this week.
Traffic safety advocates partnered with Oakland Tech to slow cars down by removing a driving lane, creating a safe path across the road.
The Oaklandside’s Jose Fermoso recently attended a public health summit at Castlemont High School.
OakDOT’s budget takes a slight cut, but investments in traffic safety programs grow.