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.
Oakland’s roadways are dangerous, and many residents we surveyed believe a lack of enforcement is partly to blame. Others are skeptical that policing can reduce collisions.
People in the neighborhood will be asked to weigh in on that question beginning in early 2022, as part of a broader effort to improve traffic safety there.