Grand Avenue – West Oakland Focus Group Round 2

The Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT) & West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP) would like to gather the West Oakland community again for further input on the Grand Avenue Mobility Plan!

The Grand Avenue Mobility Plan is a comprehensive plan for a more inclusive, safer and sustainable transportation network on Grand Avenue between Mandela Parkway to MacArthur Boulevard.

Register here if you would like to be a part of the focus group sessions:

  • Tuesday June 29th, 6-7:30pm, OR
  • Wednesday June 30th, 6-7:30pm

An update on the Grand Avenue Mobility Project was last presented to the BPAC Infrastructure Committee on February 4th, 2021.

Grand Avenue Mobility Plan: Planning Process

Esisting Conditions (Fall 2019 – Spring 2020)

  • Reviewed previous planning efforts.
  • Research on historical racial and social injustices Analyze current conditions.

Community Engagement (Summer 2020 – Summer 2021)

  • Hosting online engagement with Oaklanders during COVID-19 Pandemic.
  • Working with three Community-Based Organizations below to help reach historically underserved Oaklanders in West Oakland and inform planning process:
    • East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC) West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project (WOEIP) Black Film Guild (BFG)

Phase 1: Listening (September 2020 – March 2021)

  • Equitable engagement to listen to and learn from Oaklanders

Phase 2: Collaborate (March 2021 – May 2021)

  • Develop priorities and goals.
  • Propose design solutions and options based on input from Phase 1.

Phase 3: Refine (May 2021 – July 2021)

  • Refine a Community Vision based on input from Phase 1 & 2.
  • Finalize Corridor Concept and Plan.

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