Study: Grand Ave. Road Diet Unlikely to Slow Buses, Even During Rush Hour
After objections from AC Transit that a road diet and wide, protected bike lanes on Grand Avenue would slow buses, Streetlight Data crunched the numbers.
A Little Girl is Dead. But OakDOT Director Still Won’t Commit to Safety
OakDOT's Fred Kelley told the grandmother of a four-year-old girl killed on Lakeshore that the city can't build protected bike lanes on the east side of Lake Merritt, even though they would have saved the girl's life.
Eyes on the Intersection: Quick Update on Telegraph
The Bay Area is getting closer to having its first protected bike lane AND intersection project in a merchant corridor completed. Despite what merchants feared, Armageddon has not yet commenced!
Video on the Street: Update on Telegraph
Streetfilms documents Oakland's best-practice protected bike lane and decides it looks great
Call to Action: Sign Petition for a Safer Grand Avenue
Sign this petition to restore the road diet and wide bike lanes on Grand Avenue in Oakland
AC Transit General Manager Responds to Accusations of Obstructing Safety
If Hursch doesn't like Streetsblog's reporting on AC Transit, then he should change the narrative by unequivocally supporting the road diet on Grand
Three East Bay Victories for Safety
14th in Oakland, 40th in Emeryville, and Grand in Alameda all got approvals Tuesday evening for protected bike lanes and other improvements
OakDOT Killing Grand Avenue Road Diet at AC Transit’s Request
The beautiful and successful Lakeside two-way cycle track (seen below) was supposed to wrap around the entire lake, but OakDOT, at the request of AC Transit, is significantly cutting back the section on Grand to preserve all six lanes for cars
OMG Update: Fruitvale Ave Has a Gold-Standard Bike Lane!
Okay, it's obviously not finished, but it sure is nice to see a sidewalk-level protected bike lane
Op-ed: Oakland Advocates Praise Increased Budget for Street Safety
Oakland's fiscal difficulties reinforce the Council and Administration’s need to update policies so each OakDOT traffic-violence prevention dollar goes further and safety improvements get deployed sooner.