Healthy watersheds are a vital component of a healthy urban environment.
The City owns a variety of public land across the City. Given the housing crisis and an increasing desire to activate sites, it is an opportune time to establish policies that will ensure these lands are put to good use, and that the parameters for their use are predictable for all stakeholders.
The Oakland Rain Barrel Program was a three year initiative (2010 - 2012) that provided subsidized rain barrels to Oakland residents, schools, churches and nonprofits.
Reconnecting the Town: Enhancing Oakland’s Civic Hub through Safer, More Reliable, and Equitable Transportation
Reconnecting Oaklanders and visitors to West Oakland, Old Oakland, Chinatown, Downtown, Uptown, Jack London District, and the waterfront for people walking, rolling, biking, and taking the public transportation. The City of Oakland is applying for the Rebuilding American Infrastructure with Sustainability and Equity (RAISE) Discretionary Federal Grant program. We need your input on how you travel along the Broadway and Martin Luther King (MLK) Way corridors to make sure it serves YOU! Please submit your response by July 8th to help us shape the final project scope.
On January 18, 2019, the Oakland Workforce Development Board released the Request for Proposals for adult workforce development services in Oakland for July 2019 to June 2022.
On January 18, 2019, the Oakland Workforce Development Board released the Request for Proposals for youth workforce development services in Oakland for July 2019 to June 2022.
Fox Oakland Theater, Inc. (FOT), a non-profit affiliate of the City of Oakland, in cooperation with the City’s Economic & Workforce Development Department, is seeking a well-qualified vendor to provide property management services for the Fox Oakland Theater building.
The City of Oakland will install bulbouts, bike lanes, crosswalks, conduct traffic signal modifications and sidewalk repairs, and repave College Ave from Broadway to Alcatraz Avenue.
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The Sanitary Sewer Master Plan evaluates the sewer network for both capital and maintenance needs improving asset management processes using state of the art technologies.
Oakland has launched an effort to design and build a new Community Center at Mosswood Park. The community is an essential partner in this effort, beginning with a Visioning and Master Plan Phase. Together we will envision the possibilities for the future Community Center and Park. It is critical to the success of this facility that we hear from YOU.
The project features improved visibility of the creek, an ADA-accessible interpretive pedestrian pathway, enhanced native rainbow trout habitat, new native trees and vegetation, and a new public restroom. This site will offer creek-related educational opportunities while improving water quality and flood control, creating habitat, reducing erosion, and protecting the adjacent roadway and homes.
The renovation of St. Andrew's Plaza is substantially complete, with the exception of some signage that has yet to be installed. Community partnership/stewardship programs are now being formed that are necessary for the Plaza's success.
The goals of the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets Plan is to improve safety and accessibility for all users, make the street more comfortable and enjoyable for people walking and biking, and balance the needs and convenience of all users.
OakDOT is improving safety and accessibility on Telegraph Avenue connecting 20th Street to 42nd Street!
Repairing Telegraph Avenue in Temescal is almost complete!
The City of Oakland is in the initial phases of beginning a Pilot Program known as MACRO (Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland). The MACRO Program is a community response program for non-violent 911 calls. The goal is to reduce responses by police, resulting in fewer arrests and negative interactions, and increased access to community-based services and resources for impacted individuals and families, and most especially for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).
Safety improvements and paving on Thornhill Drive
Equitable economic and workforce development as Oakland moves towards decarbonization
Testing. The Upper Sausal Creek Erosion Control Restoration Project (Project) is located about 2,000 feet upstream of the Sausal Creek crossing with El Centro Avenue, off of Park Boulevard.