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A County Transportation Authority rendering of what Market Street will look like in the future.

Open Thread on the Better Market Street Plan

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The mainstream media was all over it: private cars to be banned from Market Street under the city’s “Better Market Street” plan. It will also have sidewalk-level protected bike lanes. For advocates in the safe streets community the design announced by the city this week is a major victory and a reason to celebrate. From […]
51st and Broadway area in north Oakland, including the Shops at the Ridge on the northeast corner. Source: Google Streetview

‘Shops at the Ridge’ Create Suburban Dystopia at 51st and Broadway

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The intersection of 51st/Pleasant Valley and Broadway in north Oakland lies at the confluence of three of Oakland’s most walkable and bikeable districts – Temescal, Rockridge, and Piedmont Avenue – adjacent to Oakland Technical High School, California College of the Arts, and several senior housing complexes. Yet, it has always been a barrier to connecting […]