Transportation

Latest (4/18/18) Update on SB 827

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

With opposition to their bill appearing both wide and strong, Senators Scott Wiener (D-S.F.) and Nancy Skinner (D-Oakland/Berkeley) backpedaled significantly on their bill to mandate upzoning near transit stations and along transit corridors.  However, it was apparently not enough.  SB 827's first committee hearing, before the Senate Transportation and Housing Committee, happened April 17th.  While the results of that hearing were not yet available on the Legislature's website, News

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

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:

Petitions Will Measure Soundwall Study Support

Saturday, January 5, 2013

At a public meeting held late in September, city of Oakland and Caltrans representatives met with more than 60 Rockridge community members to discuss the dynamics of freeway noise and how soundwalls work; present a 2009 study of potential soundwall locations in the Rockridge and Temescal districts; and discuss the process of determining whether Oakland will invest in further soundwall studies at those locations. (Material presented at the meeting is available at www.fourthbore.org.)

RCPC Annual Meeting and April Town Hall

Event Time: 
Thursday, April 19, 2018 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The April RCPC Town Hall Meeting doubles as RCPC's annual meeting and election of Board of Directors members.  This year, there are five candidates running for six seats on the Board.  At the meeting, each candidate will give a short statement about themself and why they are running, followed by questions from the audience. 

March RCPC Town Hall - BART bikeshare Station and More

Event Time: 
Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The City of Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT), BART, and Motivate will present the results of the public feedback received about alternative locations for the Ford GoBike bikeshare station at the Rockridge BART station on College Ave.  There was an initiial discussion at the January Town Hall meeting and a follow-up walk-through of alternative locations on February 22nd to gather public input.  The City will report on the results of that input and the proposed plans for moving forward with a permanent location for this central bikeshare location in Rockridge.

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