Oakland’s transportation agency wants to get junk cars off the streets faster, and more fairly.
The city could install meters with “flex” pricing to deal with crowding and other impacts.
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.
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.
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.
Oakland’s Department of Transportation has struggled this year to hire new guards, who play a key role in keeping elementary students safe around their schools.
OakDOT was created in 2016 with money and a mandate to make the city’s roadways safer. We sat down with the agency’s director to better understand its current priorities and challenges.
We decided to take a look at the history of camera enforcement and other possible solutions.
Every year, cars destroy a handful of small businesses, upending shop owner’s lives and revealing street safety issues.
A new state bill makes it easier for cities to lower speed limits. Some Oakland officials are optimistic it can reduce collisions, but others are skeptical.
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.