July 20 Update: Please remember that current Alameda County Orders do not allow for the operation of personal care services. While the Governor announced plans for outdoor salons, local orders prevail in areas where they are more restrictive than the order issued by the State.
The City of Oakland is exploring how to provide opportunities for economic revitalization and community engagement through creative and flexible uses of sidewalks, parking lanes and streets. The initiative seeks opportunities to streamline permitting requirements to provide additional space for Oakland businesses to operate as allowed by recent modifications to Alameda County's Shelter-in-Place Order.
Download a flyer on the Flex Street Initiative in English, Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese.