Authorities and driving experts say storm conditions will be dangerous. The city and county are working on keeping roads open.
A dedicated bike and pedestrian trail connecting Oakland and San Francisco has been in the works for over a decade.
Slowing traffic and more bike lanes is running up against another safety goal: fighting fires.
Campbell showed bicyclists how to organize to make streets safer for everyone. And he made advocacy fun.
The city is reducing speeds on major streets to increase safety and prevent deadly car collisions.
Transit candidates shared their platforms at a forum focused on issues relevant to seniors and people with disabilities. Here’s what they said.
Kelley, who took over OakDOT this summer, said he plans to continue leading the department to make streets safer for everyone.
The latest in bike and pedestrian safety improvements will connect communities in East Oakland.
Organizers of the monthly ride—which often traverses Oakland and Berkeley—say it’s just another example of aggressive behavior by people behind the wheel.
From East to West Oakland and Fruitvale in between, city engineers and construction workers are hard at work.
Vehicles blocking sidewalks are a common obstacle, forcing pedestrians into roads.
55th Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Way is missing accessible pedestrian signals and digital signs that let people know how much time they have left to cross.
Oakland’s transportation agency wants to get junk cars off the streets faster, and more fairly.
Some fear the pathways will increase crime and violence nearby. Others support connecting neighbors and building community.
Oakland seeks millions in state funds for new paths and protective boulders on one of our most dangerous streets.
Potholes and other damage make Oakland’s roads unsafe. Not everyone thinks the city’s repair system works as well as it should.
The project would reduce vehicle lanes from 4 to 2 and add protected bicycle lanes. There’s still time for public input.
Over the next 8 months, we’ll be taking a deep dive into why our streets are so dangerous and what can be done about it.