Oakland

Using Kevin Lynch’s approach to analyzing the image of cities, Los Angeles County Planner Clement Lau explores Oakland and reveals a city that is quite different than it's public image.
Apr 6, 2014   UrbDeZine
Nearly 10 years in the works, a connector between Oakland International Airport and the BART transit system is taking shape.
Jan 8, 2012   The Contra Costa Times
David Baker Architects latest public housing project in Oakland, California shows that high-density living can be attractive and feature a variety of housing types, writes Allison Arieff.
Oct 31, 2011   The Atlantic Cities
Cities across California are proposing new stadium projects in hopes of luring football teams and economic growth as a result of their new megadevelopments.
Aug 30, 2011   The Architect's Newspaper
A new study says that Los Angeles, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Eugene and Pittsburgh are leading the surge with the best bus rapid transit (BRT) systems in the nation.
May 28, 2011   The Institute of Transportation and Development Policy
The Actual Cafe in Oakland, California proudly opened an extension of their space last Wednesday into a parking space, creating a parklet for customers. Later that evening, someone stole the whole thing.
May 23, 2011   Oakland Local
Built around a BART station in 1999, Oakland, California's Fruitvale Village has had a tough time keeping its retail space alive (as have many TODs). The property managers have learned some lessons over the years about how to overcome the challenges.
Mar 23, 2011   New Urban Network
An urban renaissance is underway in Oakland, where a population surge and a fleet of trendy shops has revived parts of a formerly crime-ridden city.
Mar 21, 2011   Los Angeles Times
The San Francisco Bay Area has seen its smallest rate of growth in the state's history, according to data from the 2010 Census.
Mar 11, 2011   The Contra Costa Times
A small-scale urban agriculture project in Oakland, California is set to receive a $4 million grant to expand its work.
Nov 14, 2010   Grist
From outside, it can appear that the San Francisco Bay Area is very good at transit. But when you look deeper, you'll see that the system of regional governance makes change and improvements for commuters nearly impossible, says Yonah Freemark.
Sep 30, 2010   Next American City