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.
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.
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.
At a community meeting last night, locals chimed in about new bike lanes, parking, bus stops, pedestrian crossings, and much more.
In their budget memos, each councilmember prioritized infrastructure investments that could save lives by preventing “traffic violence.”
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.
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.
We spoke to their loved ones and examined public records to understand what happened to them.
Climate and weather experts explain the “bomb cyclone’s” behavior, its link to global warming, and how all this rain relates to the ongoing drought.