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.
For the next two years, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will help us bring a science-driven approach to our reporting on one of Oakland’s serious public health issues.
Bike and pedestrian activists want the council to increase spending on road infrastructure by $20 million, taking this funding out of the police budget.
The city roughly accomplished its 3-year street repair goals. But there is still so much left to fix.
Violence and burglaries are the latest problems to delay mail delivery. We talked to postal workers about what’s being done.
At a community meeting last night, locals chimed in about new bike lanes, parking, bus stops, pedestrian crossings, and much more.
When do you have to pay to park at the lake? How much will it cost?
In their budget memos, each councilmember prioritized infrastructure investments that could save lives by preventing “traffic violence.”
Long the responsibility of the police, OakDOT will now be in charge of towing broken cars from the roads.
Failed pumps along I-580 in East Oakland last week showed how local freeways are vulnerable to heavy rains.
While partygoers dance under its octagonal dome, the hedge fund that owns the once-prized property is silent about its future.
Members of Traffic Violence Rapid Response argue infrastructure improvements will save more lives than money spent on policing.
More than 800 bike riders rallied in Oakland to demand safer streets and respect from drivers.
Cars are being used as “literal weapons,” bike advocates say. According to witnesses, cars chased, rammed, and doored bicyclists in separate incidents this weekend.
The city wants to slow down cars and bring bicyclists and pedestrians back on the streets.
The city plans to let stores set up ‘Jersey barriers’ to blockade themselves from the street.
Questions of accessibility and gentrification surround the new project
Lolomanaia Soakai was struck by a man fleeing OPD officers who were allegedly conducting an unpermitted high-speed chase.