Transportation Services

Mini Changes, Major Fun: Mini-Roundabouts Coming Soon to Shafter

Thursday, November 16, 2017

When a street gets repaved, it's a magical time. The stripes are bright, the crosswalks are crisp, and the street is so, so smooth.

At the Oakland Depar tment of Transportation, or OakDOT, we're excited about delivering more repaved streets with funding from the recently-passed Measure KK, which will provide $350 million for infrastructure repairs over the next ten years.

Rockridge BART 'Safe Routes to Transit' Project Community Meeting, 9/30

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The cty of Oakland is proposing improvements to bicycle and walking access to the Rockridge BART station. The Transportation Services Division will host a meeting Wednesday, September 30, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Rockridge Library to present preliminary project plans and to hear comments from Rockridge residents and business owners.

Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets Comment Deadline May 19

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Thank you to the over 250 people who were able to attend one of the three Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets open houses over the past 2 weeks. The turn-out and energy was tremendous, and we now have over 200 completed comment cards to review!

Meeting: Broadway Improvement Plans

Thursday, May 8, 2014

The latest plans for pedestrian crossing, bikeway, lane configuration and related improvements on Broadway between College Avenue and Ocean View Drive will be presented by city staff Thursday, May 29, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Rockridge Branch Library community meeting room on the second floor.

Following review of a traffic study, plans are moving forward on the project, which is intended to improve safety in the corridor for all roadway users.

The project includes the following components:

City Solicits Comments on Newest Caldecott List

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

As reported in the October 2013 issue of The Rockridge News, Oakland staff and consultants are well into designing many of the highest-ranking projects on the Caldecott Settlement project list. As detailed design of construction plans has unfolded, cost estimates have grown from the initial costs used to develop the list, in some cases significantly. The result is that fewer projects on the list will be funded than originally anticipated.

Broadway Road Diet Discussed at Community Meeting

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

City staff presented proposed designs for the Upper Broadway "road diet" and related intersection improvements at a public meeting held in mid-November at College Preparatory School. This project includes components that will be funded through the Caldecott Settlement Agreement - including a pedestrian-activated traffic signal at Lawton and corner bulb-outs to reduce the speed of vehicles turning from Broadway onto Ocean View and Lawton - as well as a number of improvements to be funded through roadway resurfacing and other funds. These components include:

Broadway "Road Diet" and Crossing Improvements Set for Community Meeting November 18

Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Proposed designs for the Upper Broadway "road diet" and related intersection improvements funded with Caldecott Settlement Agreement funds are the topics of a community meeting to be hosted Monday, November 18 by Councilmember Dan Kalb"s office. The meeting, scheduled for 7 to 8:30 p.m., will be held at College Preparatory School, 6100 Broadway at Brookside Avenue. The meeting room is on the far right-hand side of the parking lot, facing the gym. Plans for the project area on Broadway between Broadway Terrace and Keith Avenue include:

City Transportation Open House for Three Rockridge Projects: Upper Broadway Bike Lanes, Safe Routes to Transit, Bikeshare

Event Time: 
Monday, April 18, 2016 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Location: 
College Avenue Presbyterian Church, 5951 College Avenue

The planned design of two Caldecott Settlement Agreement projects will be presented by Oakland staff and consultants at an open house meeting set for Monday, April 18, 7-8:30 p.m. at the College Avenue Presbyterian Church, 5951 College Avenue at Harwood. Motivate, operator of Bay Area Bike Share, will also be at the meeting to discuss upcoming plans for new bike share stations throughout the Rockridge district, as part of a larger East Bay expansion (to learn more visit www.bayareabikeshare.com/expansion).

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