Victoria Eisen

City Responds to Broadway Road Diet Concerns Raised at April Meeting

Saturday, May 7, 2016

On Monday, April 18, Oakland city staff and consultants held an open house to present and receive comments on the Broadway Road Diet, Rockridge Safe Routes to Transit project and upcoming Rockridge Bay Area Bike Share stations. Although the two roadway projects have been presented at multiple community meetings in the past, about 50 people came to the open house, some to voice concerns, others to find out when the projects will be constructed.

Rockridge BART 'Safe Routes to Transit' Project Community Meeting, 9/30

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The cty of Oakland is proposing improvements to bicycle and walking access to the Rockridge BART station. The Transportation Services Division will host a meeting Wednesday, September 30, 7:30-9 p.m. at the Rockridge Library to present preliminary project plans and to hear comments from Rockridge residents and business owners.

Oakland Caldecott Settlement Agreement Projects Coming Soon

Thursday, July 9, 2015

This summer, residents will see construction of the first projects funded through an $8 million settlement agreement with Caltrans over the environmental impact documentation of the Fourth Bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. Improvements to Broadway between Keith Avenue and Brookside Avenue - including Oakland's first cycle-track (a two-way, separate bikeway) and pedestrian crossing enhancements - are slated to break ground in August.

New Oakland Pedestrian Plan and Survey Underway

Thursday, July 9, 2015

The city of Oakland is creating a new Pedestrian Master Plan that will define specific steps to improve the safety and walkability of streets and pathways throughout Oakland. To let the city know what you think works best about walking in Oakland and what sorts of improvements you would recommend, please complete the online survey ( by August 31, 2015. The draft plan is expected in early 2016, with the final version to be published in April 2016.

City Responds to Community Questions and Comments About Planned Broadway Changes

Thursday, July 10, 2014

In the weeks since the May 29 community meeting hosted by the city of Oakland to present planned improvements to Broadway between Broadway Terrace and Ocean View Drive (see June 2014 issue of The Rockridge News for a report of the meeting), staff and their consultants have transcribed and to over 70 comments and questions conveyed at and since the meeting.

A summary of this information is available at

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:

City Releases Updated Caldecott Project List

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

As a result of recent project updates, the city has released a revised project list for the Caldecott Settlement Agreement included later in this article. The updates include:

City: 'Soundwall Study Petition Falls Short'

Saturday, April 5, 2014

The city of Oakland's year-long petition process to determine the expenditure of $1.4 million of Caldecott Settlement Agreement funds has come to a close, and the results indicate there is not sufficient support to continue with the studies. The process was developed to ensure that studying two soundwall segments along State Route 24 between Broadway and Telegraph Avenue has strong and widespread community support in the affected area.

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