Transportation

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.)

Rockridge BART walk-through for FORD GoBike alternative bikeshare station sites

Event Time: 
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Public site visit of area around the Rockridge BART Station with City, BART and Motivate staff to collect feedback on the three viable alternatives identified so far for the FORD GoBike bikeshare station currently located in front of the Oakland Firestorm tile mural.  Open to the public.

If you have ideas for alternative locations for this important bikeshare station, please e-mail them to KOlsen@oaklandnet.com

RCPC Town Hall Meeting

Event Time: 
Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

The January RCPC Town Hall Meeting will cover multiple areas of current interest.  Topic covered include the following:

Planning Begins for Telegraph Avenue Improvements with Online Survey

Event Time: 
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 11:00pm

The city of Oakland is working to improve transportation safety and comfort on Telegraph Avenue between 20th and 57th streets for all modes of travel.

Building on past studies, the current effort will result in detailed concept drawings that will allow the city to seek grant funding for some of the improvements.

Public meetings to solicit your ideas and input are tentatively planned for March and July 2014.

The city is also taking initial input via an online survey until January 31 at http://ow.ly/rnTzr.

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