Transportation

The Department of Transportation will envision, plan, build, operate and maintain a transportation system for the City of Oakland and assure safe, equitable, and sustainable access and mobility for residents, businesses and visitors.

News

Lime's new adaptive e-scooter
Jan 08, 2020

OakDOT and Lime Launch First-Ever E-Scooter Pilot Program Designed for Riders with Disabilities

Today, the City of Oakland’s Department of Transportation (OakDOT) and shared-mobility service provider Lime launched the first-ever e-scooter pilot program for riders with disabilities. The pilot features an e-scooter intended for riders who are not comfortable or unable to stand for a long time and/or have limited capacity for walking. This new accessible micro-mobility for Oakland residents with disabilities to travel and commute to work/home, run errands, and make their lives more convenient as it increases their transportation options.

OakDOT interns performing outreach.
Dec 23, 2019

Job Announcement: Oakland Department of Transportation Seeks Student Interns

The Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT) student intern team is expanding! Successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain experience working in a fast-paced, progressive transportation department and develop the skills needed for a career in multimodal, mobility-focused transportation planning or public administration.

The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm on Monday, January 13, 2020.

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Leadership

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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Map location for Transportation, located at 250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza in Oakland, CA 94612
250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Suite 4314
Oakland, CA 94612

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General Business Hours

Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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Monday
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Tuesday
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Wednesday
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Thursday
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Friday
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Saturday
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Sunday
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