Cal Streetsblog: What Oakland Mayor’s Proposal for a Department of Transportation Means

Like a surprising number of other cities, despite its size, Oakland, California, currently does not have a Department of Transportation. Decisions about transportation projects from signal timing, to paving, to designing and applying for grants to fund a bike and pedestrian bridge over the estuary leading to Lake Merritt, have been made within either the Planning Department or the Department of Public Works―or both.

Ruth Miller wrote this piece for California Streetsblog. Read more.