Oakland Public Works Committee Meeting – BRT agenda item

"The Oakland Public Works Committee will discuss BRT as an agenda item before it goes to Oakland City Council."

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Oakland City Council Meeting: EB Bus Rapid Tranist (BRT)

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"After several years of studying various alternatives for BRT in Oakland, the City is proposing a revised alignment in Oakland and is previewing this along with community input from Committee and City Council meetings. Now is the time to let your elected officials know how you feel about implementing BRT in Oakland!" Also, check out […]

Advocates Rebuff Merchant’s Absurd Argument Against East Bay BRT

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In an op-ed in the Oakland Tribune yesterday, local business owner Randy Reed laid down a whopping piece of misinformation: For businesses, he wrote, enhancing East Bay transportation options with Bus Rapid Transit will be no different than when construction removes all of the car parking on a street. Reed, who led the charge in killing the Telegraph Avenue […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Miss yesterday’s Sunday Streets event because of the rain? Make up for it next weekend with Sunday Streets in the Bayview! Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: Oakland Public Works Committee Meeting – BRT agenda item. The Oakland Public Works Committee will discuss BRT as an agenda item before it goes to […]

Oakland City Council Gives Final Approval to East Bay BRT

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The Oakland City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved the 9.5-mile East Bay Bus Rapid Transit line that will run from downtown Oakland to San Leandro. The vote in Oakland follows a similar approval by San Leandro’s City Council on Monday. The dual approvals mark a huge victory for advocacy groups and AC Transit, which first […]