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 ( has results of an online survey of people who travel frequently on Telegraph. The summary report is at:

Appendices are included under the "Project Materials" section of the website. Over 1,100 respondents provided a richer understanding of community concerns and desires for the area.

Now, the city will host three public open houses along the project corridor so community members can learn more about the design concepts and provide feedback:

  • Thursday, April 24, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Beebe Memorial Cathedral, 3900 Telegraph
  • Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Faith Presbyterian Church, 430 49th Street
  • Thursday, May 1, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Humanist Hall, 390-27th Street (accessible entrance at 411-28th Street).

Content and materials for each of the three open houses will be the same. Confirm dates and times at:

Report compiled with information from project web sites and Jamie Parks, AICP, Oakland Complete Streets Program Manager.