Town Hall

March RCPC Town Hall - BART bikeshare Station and More

Sunday, April 1, 2018

There wasn’t quite the full house that had greeted the January Town Hall, but the March Town Hall audience, coming to hear a follow-up report on the Rockridge BART Station Ford GoBike bikeshare station, as well as new enforcement plans for Rockridge’s many Residential Permit Parking areas, was still plentiful, and they got lots of information from the meeting.

Update on Rockridge BART bikeshare station location

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Following up on a commitment made at the January RCPC Town Hall meeting, representatives of BART, the City, and Motivate (the bikeshare provider) are beginning the process of re-evaluating possible sites for a bikeshare station for the Ford GoBike bikeshare program.  The program is cosponsored by the City, Motivate, and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, and bikeshare stations are being located in many cities throughout the Bay Area.  The Rockridge BART station location is a key location within Rockridge, with space for up to 35 bikes.

January RCPC Town Hall draws a large crowd

Thursday, January 25, 2018

An overflow crowd filled the Rockridge Library's meeting room on the evening of January 24th to hear about a variety of topics, mostly related to transportation.  The topic included the removal and replacement of trees around the Rockridge BART station that had been identified as hazards, placing min-roundabouts along Shafter Avenue in conjunction with its repaving this Spring, the location of Ford Go-bike bikeshare stations around Rockridge, including in front of the Firestorm tile mural at the Rockridge BART station, and an update on a condominium project put forward by Signature

October Town Hall Report – Big Plans for CCA Re-Use; Zilch for ‘Ridge Shops’ Phase 2

Thursday, November 16, 2017

The Rockridge Community Planning Council's (RCPC) October Town Hall meeting was a "twofer": presentations about two adjacent but not connected sets of development plans along Broadway at the eastern boundary of Rockridge. One, the re-use of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Oakland campus; the other, the stalled Phase 2 of the "Shops at the Ridge" project.

Video of October 2017 Town Hall available

Sunday, October 22, 2017

A video of the October RCPC Town Hall, featuring Darin Ranelletti of the City of Oakland explaining the current status of the Shops at the Ridge Project phase II and the problem of asbestos contamination of the old Chase Bank building, and, a presentation by representatives of the California College of Art and their chosen developer of preliminary plans for redevelopment/re-use of CCA's Oakland campus. The video can be found at: https://youtu.be/paOVflVUoWU

Joint RCPC/NCPC Town Hall on Public and Private Safety: June 9

Thursday, June 9, 2016

On June 9, the Rockridge Community Planning Council (RCPC) and the Greater Rockridge Neighborhood Crime Prevention Council (NCPC) will hold their annual joint Town Hall, this year focusing on several topics relating to public and private safety.

RCPC's April Town Hall: The Future of College Avenue Retail Town Hall and Annual Elections

Saturday, April 9, 2016

What do you want College Avenue to look like in 10 years?

Rockridge today is one of the most successful of Oakland's many business districts, the result of a vision, planning and hard work by the community over many years.

That work brought the Avenue from its days of shuttered retail buildings and vacant lots left in the wake of BART and Highway 24 construction to today's bustling success. Still, today is only a waypoint on a continuum of change.

RCPC Election 2016: Statements of RCPC Board Candidates

Saturday, April 9, 2016

2016 Candidates: Mary-Catherine Haug, Laura Schlichtmann,  Rekha Rao, Leonora Sea

Mary-Catherine (M C) Haug
Kales Avenue, Candidate

RCPC Announces a Community Grants Program for Community-Led Projects

Monday, February 8, 2016

Updated: Community grants handout and presentation from the February 18 Town Hall

Do you have an idea for a way to improve our neighborhood but aren't sure where to begin or how to fund it? RCPC can help.

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