Broadway

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.

Land Use Update - Rockridge Shopping Center Rebuild and Expansion Project, Broadway & Pleasant Valley Avenue

Saturday, March 2, 2013

This project proposes to replace the current Rockridge Shopping Center with an expanded center, including a larger (65,000 sq.ft.) Safeway store, more commercial retail space, and some professional offices, but no residential. Total usable space will increase by about 120,000 sq.ft. Although the March Rockridge News will have gone to press before the February Land Use Committee meeting, a lot has been happening with this project this month.

RCPC and the Two Rockridge Safeway Projects -- An Editorial Opinion

Friday, October 14, 2011

Rockridge is unique, perhaps among all neighborhoods in America, in simultaneously having two proposals for expanded Safeway stores.  These projects are not happening in isolation, and their simultaneity is far from random.  Safeway has nationwide plans to expand stores to fit its “Lifestyle Store” model.  That model calls for minimum 50,000 sq. ft.

Rockridge Center Safeway Project Archive

Monday, November 1, 2010

Nov. 6, 2010: Land Use Committee Discusses the Center

The Land Use Committee discussed design aspects of this very large project at its October meeting. The committee expressed concerns about the large amount of surface parking being proposed, the location of the Safeway at the rear of the center and far removed from transit stops, the ineffective use of the project’s frontage on the adjoining quarry pond, and the relative inactivity of the design’s Broadway and Pleasant Valley street frontage.

Upper Broadway Advocates meeting re: CCA campus redevelopment proposal

Event Time: 
Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Upper Broadway Advocates, an ad hoc neighborhood group (not associated with RCPC) concerned about redevelopment plans for the California College of Art Oakland Campus, and particularly the proposed 19-story tower, will hold a follow-up meeting in the 2nd story meeting room at the Rockridge Branch Library, 5366 College Ave.

RCPC Town Hall - Reuse/Redevelopment of California College of Art Campus

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

At the Rockridge Library meeting room - An updated presentation of plans for reuse/redevelopment of the California College of Art's Oakland campus on the East side of Broadway just north of Shops at the Ridge.  The proposal includes  almost six-hundred units of housing, including a nineteen-story tower.

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. 

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