Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday today! Designing for the Unknown. When we think about the workplace of the future, are we thinking about the right things? What if we expanded our imaginings to include things like artificial intelligence, autonomous vehicles, 3D printing or even the influence of Star Wars? Join SPUR […]
Robert Bennett of Resource Development Associates, a consultant for public and nonprofit social justice advocates, was walking his dog in the crossing at Harrison Street and 23rd on Friday, June 2, when he was fatally struck by a motorist. And now, too late, construction is underway to improve this crossing. The crosswalk was a known […]
Streets around Franklin Elementary school are too dangerous; school zones and other areas with a history of bad crashes can't wait for grants and paving schedules
Seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue, normally one of Berkeley’s most traffic-clogged streets, were filled with an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people walking, biking and skating for the debut of Sunday Streets Berkeley this weekend. “It was a huge success,” said Erin Rhoades, executive director of Livable Berkeley, one of the event’s main organizers. “It’s evidence […]
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday The Business Model for Public Transportation. Public transit used to be a for-profit business. But today, as with nearly all forms of transportation, it is subsidized. In an era where public transit is under pressure to evolve, come learn about how the business of public transit […]
They've been improving safety all over Oakland...so Kaplan wants that stopped?