The walkway over the busy hills freeway is structurally unsafe, says Caltrans. Locals are weighing in on replacements.
New signs were unveiled Monday morning by Mayor Sheng Thao and members of the City Council and OakDOT.
Starting in 2025, the city will also expand sidewalks on MLK Jr. Way to make it easier to cross the street.
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.
“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.