Oakland Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meeting

On the agenda:

  • Oakland Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program
  • AC Transit Oakland Bus Rapid Transit Project Update
  • Annual Oakland Bike Projects Status Update

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