Oakland (Calif.)

Oakland (Calif.)

News and Stories

Ford GoBike Brings Bike Share to the East Bay for the First Time
Top Stories
Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Today officials from Oakland, Berkeley and Emeryville were joined by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, global bike share leader Motivate, Ford Motor Company and community members to celeb

East Bay Bike Share Takes Shape
Top Stories
Monday, April 25, 2016

Today Motivate and the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) announced the proposed locations for the first set of bike share stations in the East Bay, a major milestone toward bringing bike

Regional Planning Pioneers Revisit the MetroCenter for the Last Time
Top Stories
Thursday, March 31, 2016

Named after the first chair of MTC and the former president of the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG), the Joseph P.

BART Plans Two Weekend Shutdowns of Transbay Service
Top Stories
Monday, July 13, 2015

BART is encouraging travelers to plan ahead and to find alternate means of transportation across the Bay during two upcoming closures of transbay train service.

777 New Units of Low-Income Housing to Be Built
News Release
Wednesday, July 1, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — Local transportation and planning officials are applauding yesterday’s action by California’s Strategic Growth Council to award over $47 million in state Cap-and-Trade funds to 11 aff

2015 Bay Area Team Bike Challenge Tops Participation Record
News Release
Thursday, June 25, 2015

OAKLAND, CA — However you measure Team Bike Challenge’s impact — whether it’s the number of people who participated, the amount of green miles cycled, the pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the

Oakland Trumps San Jose in Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge
Top Stories
Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The results are in from the Oakland-San Jose Mayors’ Bike-Off Challenge, an offshoot of Bike to Work Month in May.

Warriors Pride Sweeps Across Oakland — and MTC
Top Stories
Saturday, June 20, 2015

June 20, 2015 Update: The Warriors celebration in Oakland helped to drive BART ridership to its second highest level ever.

Threat of Rain Does Not Deter Bike to Work Day Riders
News Release
Thursday, May 14, 2015

OAKLAND, CA The forecast of rain could not keep tens of thousands of bike commuters across the Bay Area from participating in Bike to Work Day’s 21st birthday celebration.

Two Plan Bay Area 2040 Open Houses Remaining for San Francisco and Marin Counties
News Release
Tuesday, May 12, 2015

OAKLAND, CAThe Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) invite the public to open houses in San Francisco on Wednesday, Ma

Documents

PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland-Temescal Parking Policies and Management Plan (2013)
PDA Technical Assistance Oakland Temescal Parking Policies and Management Plan 2012.pdf (4.58 MB)
PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland-Residential Parking Survey (2013)
PDA Technical Assistance Oakland Residential Parking Survey 2013.pdf (979.49 KB)
PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland-West Oakland Equitable Economic Development (2013)
PDA Technical Assistance Oakland West Oakland Equitable Economic Dev.pdf (992.76 KB)
PDA Technical Assistance Projects-Oakland (2013)
PDA Technical Assistance Oakland 2013.pdf (11.64 MB)

Media

Ford GoBike bicycles
Bay Area Bike Share Press Conference, September 9, 2016
Photo Gallery
Friday, September 9, 2016

MTC, Motivate and Ford Motor Co. on Sept.

BART to OAK System Goes Live
BART to OAK System Goes Live
Photo Gallery
Monday, November 24, 2014
Last week’s rain subsided just in time for the public preview of the brand-new BART to OAK link to Oakland International Airport.
BART to OAK Opening Celebration
Video
Sunday, November 23, 2014

As of Saturday, November 22, 2014, riders can board one of four three-car automated people movers at either the Coliseum Station or the Oakland International Airport Station and take the eight-minu

BART to OAK
Video
Friday, November 21, 2014

Traveling to Oakland International Airport? This step by step video will help you navigate from Coliseum Station to the airport.

Lake Merritt Boulevard during its dedication ceremony
Lake Merritt Makeover
Photo Gallery
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

It was a 12-lane expressway not long ago; now, the southern shore of Lake Merritt is the perfect place for a picnic or a stroll.