SPUR: Fruitvale BART Walking Tour

From SPUR:

Event image

Image Credit: Flickr user neighborhoods.org

The Fruitvale BART neighborhood represents Oakland’s effort to concentrate transit investments around commercial and housing development, and the city’s comprehensive strategy has produced a successfully bustling and vibrant community along Fruitvale Avenue. Join Maurilio León, executive vice president of the Unity Council, for a walking tour of the Fruitvale community, and learn how this area of Oakland serves as an anchor to organic cultural diversity and represents an example of the urban principles that foster positive activity for the neighborhood.

Register Here

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

This Week: Transportation Summit, Bike Gears and Fruitvale Ave Improvements

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday-Tuesday: starts today! Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day. Join California Bicycle Coalition and TransForm for the Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day in Sacramento. Meet and network with advocates from across the state. Learn from California’s most innovative leaders and get updates on legislation. Then walk […]

Women of WOBO Ride – Tea & Cookies!

|
The next Women of WOBO (WOW) ride is a Tea & Cookies Ride – Sunday, December 6th. Bring your favorite teabag, a cup and some cookies to share as we create a mobile tea party! We’ll provide hot water for steeping at Diamond Park – approximately halfway between Rockridge and Fruitvale. The ride will follow […]

This Week: Vision Zero, Fruitvale Bike-Share, Ballots and Brews

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Vision Zero Action Strategy Workshop. The city is in the process of updating its two-year action strategy for Vision Zero. Join this public meeting to help determine what works and revise elements as part of the next 2017-2018 Action Strategy for Vision Zero San Francisco. The […]

SPUR Walking Tour: Tassafaronga Village tour with David Baker

|
"One of the first gold-certified LEED for neighborhoods development in California, Tassafaronga Village is a new 7.5-acre Oakland Housing Authority community that brings a diversity of affordable housing to an under-served area of Oakland. Designed by David Baker + Partners, the Village includes an 80-unit apartment building, 22 Habitat for Humanity townhouses as well as […]

What’s in a Neighborhood

|
A Sunday Stroll on International Boulevard, Flickr photo by madpai How would you define the boundaries of your neighborhood? Is it the streets that describe it? Is it the people who live in it, a cultural or demographic group that you belong to, or that excludes you?  Do you think your neighbors would describe your […]