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.
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.
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.
The Fruitvale Alive! project features raised bikeways, a first for Oakland.
Neighbors say rapid bus lanes on International Boulevard have made the road “deadly by design.”
The East Bay’s growing safe streets movement now has a champion in West Oakland.
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.”