Oakland

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Oakland pilot program to buy up vacant lots and properties, whose owners have defaulted on their property taxes, to transform them into low- and medium-income housing.
CBS
November 4, 2017, 9am PDT
The Easy Bay of the San Francisco Bay Area isn't known for skyscrapers, with none of its high-rise buildings topping 25 stories. A newly proposed development could change that.
The Mercury News
October 3, 2017, 9am PDT
A proposed bus rapid transit route connecting Pittsburgh to the neighborhood of Oakland will surely benefit many commuters, but other transit commuters, including some of the poorest in the region, will face new hardships.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
September 22, 2017, 2pm PDT
Two California cities are going after oil companies with a legal argument that recalls the legislation against big tobacco companies in the 1990s.
San Francisco Chronicle
April 10, 2017, 2pm PDT
"Every reasonable effort should be made to avoid and minimize construction impacts on pedestrian, bicycle, and bus facilities in Oakland," according to a guidance released by the city of Oakland earlier in 2017.
Transport Oakland
March 28, 2017, 10am PDT
Planetizen rounded up the pertinent news stories on the big move by the NFL's Raiders from their home in the East Bay to Sin City. The Las Vegas Raiders will be a thing by 2020 at the latest.
The Mercury News
February 3, 2017, 2pm PST
Oakland's Telegraph Avenue underwent a dramatic reconfiguration in April 2016. Since then traffic collisions have declined and walking and biking is way up.
Streetsblog California
December 28, 2016, 2pm PST
The Raiders are threatening to move to Las Vegas, but the city of Oakland intends to offer a land and infrastructure deal to convince the team to stay.
San Francisco Gate
December 27, 2016, 6am PST
California's loss is Arizona's gain. That's how Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey see's Uber's decision on Thursday to haul their fleet of self-driving Volvos from San Francisco to Arizona after the company refused to secure the necessary operating permits.
San Francisco Chronicle
December 15, 2016, 8am PST
Roofstock is an online marketplace where investors can buy, sell, and trade homes that tenants are living in.
BizJournals
December 6, 2016, 11am PST
Lax code enforcement is one of the concerns being raised by the devastating fire that occurred during a rave-style party, Artists had taken up residence in the building, which was not permitted for either general assembly events or residences.
Los Angeles Times
November 20, 2016, 7am PST
A key commercial corridor connecting Oakland and Fremont in the East Bay Area is due for a dramatic transformation in the form of a new Bus Rapid Transit line.
East Bay Times
November 2, 2016, 11am PDT
Income inequality, housing affordability, and systemic racism join sea-level rise as key issues in Oakland's vision for urban resilience.
Next City
September 24, 2016, 5am PDT
More than one city made big planning news this week. You only need two minutes and thirty seconds to find out more.
Planetizen
September 21, 2016, 10am PDT
The City Council of Oakland, California has approved a far-reaching reduction of parking requirements.
East Bay Times
September 20, 2016, 1pm PDT
A new survey has found that every day more than 800 tech buses are traveling on the region's roadways, carrying around 34,000 passengers daily
San Francisco Business Times
September 16, 2016, 7am PDT
Voters in six Bay Area cities in four Bay Area counties will determine the outcome of eight ballot measures on rent and eviction control. Two of the cities will have city council-sponsored measures competing against voter initiatives.
San Francisco Chronicle
September 7, 2016, 10am PDT
There's a physical cost to rising rents, and Oakland residents are paying the price.
SFGate
July 3, 2016, 7am PDT
The City Council in Oakland, California took its first, substantive steps toward banning the handling and storage of coal in the city.
NBC Bay Area
June 19, 2016, 1pm PDT
Oakland's new DOT will take a "complete streets" approach to transportation planning.
Piedmont Patch