An interdisciplinary strategy to improve underpasses in Oakland.
Former creeks, now buried in culverts, are memorialized by a series of bronze relief sculptures embedded into sidewalks at locations above these culverts. The pieces portray stepping stones surrounded by native fauna that inhabit the creeks such as Rainbow Trout, Pacific Chorus Frogs, California Newts and dragonflies. Each site features five bronze “stepping stones” inviting the visitor to step across as if crossing a creek.
In 2009, the US EPA awarded the City of Oakland two “community-wide” brownfield assessment grants totaling $400,000 for use in west Oakland.
Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) at the West Oakland BART station (PLN18490), including 762 residential units, 382,460 square feet of office, and 75,000 square feet of retail.
W Grand Avenue to 52nd Street
The roadmap for a clean and equitable transportation system in Oakland