The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many aspects of how we live, recreate, and move about our city. The City of Oakland launched the Oakland Slow Streets program to support this new way of life.
Counting and measuring the City's trees so we can plan for a greener future
The Vegetation Management (Plan) will cover more than 1,400 acres of City property plus treatment areas approximately 300 miles of roadside. Vegetation management activities conducted on these lands currently includes goat grazing on nine sites covering approximately 1,300 acres, vegetation clearing along 16 roadways (58 miles), monitoring for vegetation clearance along approximately 300 miles of road within the High and Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zones (16.5 square miles), and brush clearance on critical City-owned properties (~332 acres). The Plan and EIR will evaluate these and additional vegetation management practices to reduce fire hazard.
The Oakland Athletics are proposing a new ballpark and adjacent mixed-use development at Howard Terminal.
Working with City Council to advocate for Youth Services in the 2020-2021 budget revision
This page is an archive of Oakland's 2007 Bicycle Plan.
Oaktown PROUD is a campaign by and for Oaklanders, to reduce illegal dumping and improve our neighborhoods. This page provides information about the team of young Oakland leaders supported by Oakland Public Works to encourage all residents to #BeOaktownPROUD.
This project runs from Park Blvd/4th Ave/5th Ave from Mountain Blvd to the Bay Trail. This 3.9-mile bikeway from the hills to the estuary.
An Evaluation of Pedestrian, Bicycle and School Safety
Healthy watersheds are a vital component of a healthy urban environment.
Safety improvements coming between 7th Street and 20th Street!
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.
The objective is to enhance the effectiveness and reach of the City’s communications to multi-lingual, multi-generational, racially and culturally diverse, English-speaking and non-English speaking audiences through clear and compelling visual communications.
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.
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.