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Grand Avenue Mobility Plan

A comprehensive transportation plan to keep existing residents in place, while strategizing an inclusive, safer, and sustainable transportation network for the future

In Process


The Grand Avenue Mobility Plan will collaborate with AC Transit, community-based organizations, and Oaklanders along the corridor to conceptualize an implementable plan that will enhance transit service and improve traffic safety on this high injury corridor without impeding goods movement. The extent of the corridor study spans from Mandela Parkway to MacArthur Boulevard, including distinct neighborhoods along Grand Avenue.

Goals of the planning process

  1. Engagement
    • Educate about Project Goals and Timeline – Convey information to stakeholders about the Grand Avenue Mobility Plan in a way that is accessible, meaningful, and linguistically appropriate, including a timeline for the project and milestones at which people can provide feedback.
    • Build Relationships and Shared Language of Goals and Vision– The project process will be amplified by the support of local community organizations, stakeholders, and youth. The process aims to build local champions and ensure the plan and identified alternative(s) have community buy-in and support.
    • Gather Input on the Diverse Needs and Uses of Grand Avenue – The process aims to capture and integrate how residents and other stakeholders use and envision the Grand Avenue corridor. The project team aims to seamlessly integrate the engagement process with the technical process to ensure community and stakeholder input is reflected in the final product.
  2. Comprehensive Corridor Plan
    • Final Product – After listening and collaborating with community and agency stakeholders, the project team will put together a comprehensive plan including data collection/analysis, reflections from engagement process, corridor concepts, funding opportunities, and implementation plan.


Map of Project: Grand Avenue Mobility Plan



Analyzing and Understanding Existing Conditions
September 2019 - March 2020
Present existing conditions & listen to community
March 2020 - June 2020 (revised due to Covid-19)
Collaborate with community to conceptualize plan
July 2020 - August 2020 (revised due to Covid-19)
Refine concept with community & produce final plan
September 2020 - December 2020