Projects

Lake Merritt BART Bikeways

The Lake Merritt BART Bikeways Project installed high-quality bikeways serving Lake Merritt BART in early 2017.

Lake Merritt BART Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Project

This proposed project is a two-block transit-oriented development project at 51 9th Street (Block 1) and 107 8th Street (Block 2). The project proposes 557 residential units (including 233 affordable units), up to 500,000 sf of office space, up to 16,500 sf of ground floor retail and food service, ~2,000 sf for a commercial kitchen, 6,200 sf for day care, and a total of 408 parking spaces. The project includes a public paseo and BART plaza.

Lake Merritt Bay Trail

The Oakland Waterfront Trail is a part of the San Francisco Bay Trail, a planned 500-mile network of bicycle and hiking trails that will form a continuous ring around the Bay.

Lake Merritt Channel

The Lake Merritt Channel is a narrow waterway that connects Lake Merritt with the Estuary and San Francisco Bay.

Lake Merritt Water Quality Projects

One of Measure DD’s major goals is to improve the water quality in Lake Merritt, with an emphasis on reducing floatable trash and increasing dissolved oxygen levels.

Lakeshore Avenue

<p>The work along Lakeshore Avenue and El Embarcadero included restoration of the historic Pergola in 2007, reconstruction of the historic E.18th Street Pier in 2008, and complete park renovation, seawall repair, path improvements and street calming in 2009.</p>

Lakeside Green Street Restoration Project

The intersection of 20th Street, Lakeside Drive, and Harrison Street adjacent to Snow Park is not currently friendly to pedestrians or park users. The Lake Merritt Master Plan calls for this intersection to be reconfigured to calm traffic, create safer pedestrian crossings, add bike lanes, and increase park space.

Lakeside Park Entrance

The entrance project to Lakeside Park, Children’s Fairyland and the Garden Center will improve pedestrian safety, accessibility and pathways at Grand Avenue and Bellevue Avenue.

Leimert Bridge Seismic Retrofit

The City of Oakland is undertaking a project to restore and seismically retrofit the historical landmark Leimert Bride that connects Park Boulevard and Oakmore neighborhood, stretching across Sausal Creek.

Lincoln Recreation Center Renovation Project

The City of Oakland welcomes our community to envision a new state-of-the-art Recreation Center at 250 10th Street. This new recreation center is top priority to replace the existing outdated and aging recreation center.

MacArthur BART Transit Village Project (MacArthur Station)

The MacArthur Transit Village is a mixed-use, multi-phased transit-oriented development located at the MacArthur BART Station. The village offers 880 new residential units, 143 at below market rent, and a new parking garage with 478 spaces for BART patrons and guests. The project will also contain nearly 40,000 square feet of new commercial/retail space (project case file #PUD06058).