Bicycles

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:

Telegraph Avenue Makeover Underway

Saturday, April 5, 2014

The city of Oakland and other agencies are working to improve transportation safety and comfort on Telegraph Avenue between 20th Street and 57th Street for all modes of travel.

The Telegraph Avenue project website (www.oaklandnet.com/TelegraphAvenue) has results of an online survey of people who travel frequently on Telegraph. The summary report is at: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/n/OAK046218.

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:

Caldecott Settlement Project Costs Coming in Over Budget

Sunday, October 6, 2013

City of Oakland staff and their consultants are well along designing many of the highest ranking projects on the Caldecott Settlement project list.

Unfortunately, as the detailed design of construction plans has unfolded, corresponding cost estimates have grown from the initial costs used to develop the list, in some cases significantly.

Bike to Work Day: Rolling Along for 20 Years

Thursday, May 2, 2013

Join cyclists from around the Bay Area and ride your bike to work. The San Francisco Bay Area's 20th annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) is Thursday, May 9, an event to encourage cycling as a non-polluting and healthy commute option.

Community Meeting to Review Caldecott Tunnel Settlement Projects November 8 (Oakland settlement)

Saturday, October 2, 2010

Councilmember Jane Brunner is hosting a community meeting Monday, November 8 at 7 p.m. at Kaiser Elementary School, 25 South Hill Court (Hiller High-lands) to review and discuss projects proposed for the City of Oakland Caldecott Settlement Agreement. Please attend! This might be your only public opportunity to make your voice heard on these crucial projects.

4th Bore Mitigation Areas Surveyed in Consultant’s Rockridge Walking Tour (Oakland settlement)

Friday, July 2, 2010

Representatives from the Rockridge neighborhood, including Claremont Middle and Chabot schools, the City of Oakland Transportation Services Department, RCPC, Rockridge District Association (RDA), East Bay Bicycle Coalition (EBBC), North Hills Phoenix Association (NHPA), Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) and consultants participated in the Oakland mitigation walking tour early in June.

Bore Mitigation Projects to be Rated (Oakland settlement)

Saturday, June 5, 2010

The Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) filed a lawsuit against Caltrans over its plans to add a fourth bore to the Caldecott Tunnel. In January 2009, the FBC settled its lawsuit under threat by Governor Schwarzenegger. The settlement included $3 million for air quality and noise mitigation for two Rockridge public schools immediately adjacent to Hwy. 24, Claremont Middle School and Chabot Elementary. The FBC is a coalition of local community groups in Oakland and Berkeley centered around Highway 24, including RCPC and FROG.

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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