Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Transport Oakland

SPUR Talk: Dancing on the Grave of “Level of Service”

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Wednesday evening, SPUR, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association, sponsored a talk entitled “Reconsidering Transportation to Create Better Urban Spaces” at their new downtown Oakland location. The talk focused on the history and damage done by the almost mindless adherence over the years to Level of Service (LOS) on urban spaces […]

New Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf: “Time to Re-Envision Our Roads”

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New Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf showed promise as an executive with a smart vision for her city’s streets at the annual kick-off party for Young Professionals in Transportation’s SF Bay chapter this week. In an interview at the event with Sam Greenspan of the podcast 99% Invisible, Schaaf said “it’s time we re-envision how we […]

New Planning-Savvy Advocacy Group Pushes for a People-Friendly Oakland

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A group of planning-savvy Oakland residents and workers has formed Transport Oakland¬†to advocate for sustainable transportation and livable streets. With declining car traffic and exciting developments on the way like bike-share and bus rapid transit, the group says the growing East Bay port city¬†could become a people-friendly mecca — given the right leadership. Transport Oakland […]