Vision Zero Update: Council to Consider Adopting the Active Transportation Plan on 12/6

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Active Transportation Plan, Webinar, and Rapid Response

Join us for these transportation safety events and meetings, and stay updated on Vision Zero efforts:

11/30: Alameda Featured in a Vision Zero Network Webinar

The Vision Zero Network, a national advocacy organization, will feature Alameda in a webinar tomorrow. A video of the event will be available after it takes place.

Webinar: Developing a Strong Vision Zero Foundation

  • Wednesday, November 30, 9:00 - 10:00 am
  • Register for the webinar
  • Description: What does it take to start a Vision Zero program and to build a strong Action Plan? Hear from two communities – Alameda, California and Madison, Wisconsin – who have recently taken on this challenge. More information

12/6: Active Transportation Plan at City Council (Incl. Future of Slow Streets)

Next Tuesday, the City Council will consider adopting the Final Draft Active Transportation Plan, an 8-year roadmap for making walking and biking safe and desirable everyday transportation options -- including the future of Slow Streets. This is the community's plan and is the result of three years of planning and engagement, including 50 public events and meetings. Read the final draft plan.

City Council Meeting (AGENDA)

Woman walks dog on sidewalk next to a two-way cycletrack.

12/7: Fatal Crash Response Proposal at Transportation Commission Meeting

What should our City government do after a fatal or severe injury traffic crash? How should we balance preventative vs. reactive efforts, given limited resources? Next Wednesday, the Transportation Commission will discuss a proposal for a pilot program that constructs quick-build infrastructure improvements after fatal crashes. Review the proposal.

Transportation Commission Special Meeting (AGENDA)

Caltrans Announces Encinal Construction Schedule

Caltrans recently announced that construction on Encinal from Broadway to Sherman will take place from December 2022 - November 2023. Crews will resurface the pavement, reconfigure the street for safety, and add crossing improvements. Caltrans has also finished crosswalk striping improvements and is almost ready to activate the new flashing beacons at six intersections along CA Hwy 61.

Read Your “News from the City of Alameda”

This year the City of Alameda launched an all-topic newsletter sent to everyone who is signed up for any of our mailing lists. Make sure to take a look when you get them: this newsletter often includes transportation safety news and replaced some of our Vision Zero updates this year. Here’s example content: August 23 and July 15.


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