At the October 20, 2022 BPAC meeting, OakDOT Senior Transportation Planner, Audrey Harris, provided an overview of the TOWN projects, a suite of infrastructure improvements that will provide safer, more sustainable and more equitable access between Downtown, Chinatown, and West Oakland and the waterfront while protecting and enhancing goods movement in and out of the nearby Port of Oakland. The TOWN projects have also been designed to facilitate access to and from the proposed Waterfront Ballpark District at Howard Terminal which if approved, would deliver an urban infill project that proposes to build a new ballpark, up to 3,000 new housing units, 1.7 million square feet of commercial space, a 400-room hotel, a 3,500-seat performance venue, and 18 acres of open space, including an extension to the Bay Trail.
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At the October 20, 2022 BPAC meeting, OakDOT’s Safe Streets Division Manager Megan Wier, Supervising Transportation Engineer Joe Wang, and Transportation Engineers Mandana Ashti and Brian Sukkar provided an overview of OakDOT’s Rapid Response to fatal traffic crashes.
Oakland Police Department’s Lieutenant Fleming and Sergeant Bellusa also shared information regarding OPD’s crash investigations, which inform OakDOT rapid responses.
OakDOT staff also shared two case studies of rapid responses to recent crashes involving people walking and biking.
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Thursday, October 20, 2022; 6:00-8:00 pm, online and by phone.
Agenda topics include:
- Recognizing and Thanking Dave Campbell
- Recent Bicyclist and Pedestrian Related Crashes
- OakDOT Rapid Responses to Fatal Crashes
- Transforming Oakland’s Waterfront Neighborhoods (TOWN) Project
- BPAC Agenda Sign-Up List
- Survey on Oakland as a Bicycle Friendly Community — Survey deadline is on Nov. 6
- Citywide Bikeways 2021- Construction completed
- AB43 Implementation
- Traffic Fatalities Tracking
- Paint the Town Murals: A Paint the Town mural was painted by Seyed Alavi and neighbors on September 11-12, 2022, in the intersection of Dover St and 56th St.
- Coordinated Street Furniture Program
- OakDOT Major Projects Map Updates
- Bicycle Facilities Map Update
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At the September 15, 2022 BPAC meeting, Matthew Bomberg, Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) Senior Transportation Engineer, will provide a presentation on the East Bay Greenway project, a regional active transportation project being planned and implemented by Alameda CTC in partnership with the City of Oakland. The project is identified in local and regional plans, including the City’s Bike Master Plan and Measure BB Transportation Expenditure Plan. Alameda CTC is currently developing conceptual plans and conducting community engagement and environmental studies for an East Bay Greenway project which can be implemented in a near-term (3-5 year) timeframe.
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