Recent Streetsblog SF posts about City of Oakland

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 […]

Oakland Unnecessarily Pits Safe Bicycling vs. Transit on Telegraph Avenue

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At two workshops last week in Oakland, attendees overwhelmingly called for a bolder plan to make Telegraph Avenue safer and include protected bike lanes. Oakland planners ditched their original proposals for parking-protected bike lanes, instead proposing buffered, unprotected bike lanes on most of the street. In Temescal, the street’s most dangerous and motor traffic-heavy section, planners insist […]
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NACTO’s “Cities for Cycling” Road Show Comes to Oakland

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Today and tomorrow, Oakland will host the National Association of City Transportation Officials (NACTO) Cities for Cycling Road Show, which brings experts on NACTO‘s “Urban Street Design Guide” to Oakland to meet with city planners, engineers, and elected officials. The event is an opportunity for Oakland city staff and decision-makers to gather together to discuss […]