At the July 16, 2020 BPAC meeting, Warren Logan, Mayor’s Policy Director of Mobility and Interagency Relations provided an overview of the City’s Flex Streets program for business’ use of sidewalks and public rights of way for physical distancing during COVID- 19. The presentation also provides an update on next steps and coordination with Alameda County Shelter in Place orders.
The goals of the Flex Streets program are to:
- Support local restaurants and retailers
- Support Oakland residents
- Support local performers and artists
- Improve traffic safety
- Ensure and advance racial equity