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
Neighbors say rapid bus lanes on International Boulevard have made the road “deadly by design.”
The city described its efforts to stop traffic violence in a sweeping report this week.
OakDOT’s budget takes a slight cut, but investments in traffic safety programs grow.
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.
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.
Residents now organizing for safer streets echo similar calls made in the past by the Black Panthers, disability rights activists, and East Oakland Latinos.
A resident-led ‘rapid response’ group has been following tragic collisions with street protests, building solidarity with impacted communities.
Oakland police say a man wanted for brandishing a gun fled officers this morning, setting off a deadly chase.
Kelley, who took over OakDOT this summer, said he plans to continue leading the department to make streets safer for everyone.
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.
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.
Potholes and other damage make Oakland’s roads unsafe. Not everyone thinks the city’s repair system works as well as it should.
It’s called “universal basic mobility,” and 500 low-income Oaklanders are in the pilot program.
New bike and bus lanes in Oakland and Emeryville, and upgraded bus stops in Berkeley, are among the new features being planned for the thoroughfare in Alameda County.
Russo submitted his resignation last week but will remain on the job until the summer to allow a smooth transition.
Five business districts will be selected to see reduced speeds in 2022, based on crash data and equity considerations.
Oakland’s pandemic-era program to reduce vehicle traffic in residential neighborhoods will likely end soon. But not everyone thinks it should.