Oakland City Council Votes on Broadway Streetcar

On Tuesday, March 15th the Oakland City Council will vote on applying for an alternatives analysis grant for a streetcar linking Jack London Square, Downtown, Uptown, and MacArthur BART via Broadway. The Oakland Streetcar project presents a huge opportunity to revitalize Oakland’s economy and promote smart growth—a similar project in Downtown Los Angeles has been projected to stimulate $1.1 billion in additional investment and 2,500 housing units. Come show support for the project at the City Council meeting at 5:15pm, and stay updated on the project via the Oakland Streetcar website!


Catalyzing Change: Revitalizing Oakland’s Broadway-Valdez District

From Greenbelt Alliance: Change is in the air. Kickstarted at the recent Planning Commission meeting, Oakland’s Broadway-Valdez specific planning process is now in full swing: this fall, the City of Oakland will release a draft plan and draft environmental impact report for the area. How can we, as advocates and Oakland residents, make the most of this opportunity? With […]

EBBC: Oakland Bikeways Campaign 2013 Kick-Off Meeting

From East Bay Bicycle Coalition: Your volunteer help is much needed with three important outreach campaigns to get bike lanes built on major corridors in Oakland in 2013. Oakland is ready to study bikeways on 3 key bike routes, and is considering removing travel lanes to make room for the bike lanes. The streets are: […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni’s Streetcar #1 to Undergo $1.9 Million Renovation (SF Gate) Oakland Planning Commission to Consider Changing Zoning Rules (SF Gate) What Makes People Afraid of Urbanism? (TOW via Streetsblog.net) Fog City Journal: "Newsom Allies Maneuver to Appoint Mazzola to GG Bridge Commish" Public Meeting on Presidio Main Post Canceled (SF Gate, SF Citizen) BAAQMD Offers […]