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. Check out the February 2022 final plan at the green link below!

Head-Royce School Expansion Project

The Head-Royce School is proposing an expansion to extend the existing 14-acre campus across Lincoln Avenue to the site of the former Lincoln Children’s Center and to develop an integrated 22 acre campus serving a student population of 1250 at maximum buildout.

Holly Mini Park

The City of Oakland will be renovating Holly Mini Park, located at 9830 Holly Street, in 2022. The final renovation design was developed by Dillingham Associates with much community input. Over the past 18 months, the landscape design firm Dillingham Associates created all of the design and construction documents required for the renovation of Holly Mini Park. The City of Oakland is preparing the materials required to advertise the park renovation to local contractors.

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 Parking Meter Pilot Program

UPDATE: Parking meter enforcement began on Monday, March 13th, 2023. Pay-by-plate using the Parkmobile app or one of the new kiosks. Meters will be enforced Monday through Saturday, 8AM to 8PM and Sundays Noon to 8PM. Parking Enforcement has completed testing of systems and is ramping up patrols. A three month warning period ended June 30, so all vehicles found non-compliant are now subject to citation.

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 was not friendly to pedestrians or park users. The Lake Merritt Master Plan called for this intersection to be reconfigured to calm traffic, create safer pedestrian crossings, add bike lanes, and increase park space. This work was completed in 2019.

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.

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