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Jul 13, 2019

East Oakland Neighborhoods Initiative Final Convening.

Please join us for the final meeting of the East Oakland Neighborhoods Initiative! Throughout our year of community outreach, we have collected resident feedback on transportation, housing, economic development, parks, and other important issues in East Oakland. During our final convening, we will be sharing our findings, as well as…
Aug 20, 2018

New Pedestrian Safety Signals Arrive in Oakland

The ongoing work by Oakland's Department of Transportation (OakDOT) to improve pedestrian safety, especially for children, took a leap forward recently with the activation of innovative new crossing enhancements in Oakland.


Portrait of Ryan Russo

Ryan Russo

Oakland Department of Transportation, Director

Russo comes to his new role in Oakland from New York City, where he served as deputy commissioner for transportation planning and management with the New York City Department of Transportation. Russo held senior positions under New York City Mayors Michael Bloomberg and Bill de Blasio, overseeing some of the nation’s most innovative and transformative safety, pedestrian, cycling and transit projects over the last decade. He led a division staff of about 500 employees in planning and operational offices with an annual budget exceeding $100 million.

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