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How to Green the Island

Since rapidly increasing solar power makes little sense in Alameda right now, the answer is less driving.

Building Around BART

After bulldozing neighborhoods early in its history, BART now wants to build communities.

Our Backyard: Bring on the Bike Bridge

Alameda needs a green estuary crossing to accommodate thousands of new homes.

Has BART Overexpanded?

Over the years, the transit agency has spent huge sums on expanding to the suburbs, and now it’s facing serious financial challenges.

A Bike Bridge Too Far?

Backers of a bike-pedestrian bridge between Alameda and Jack London Square are looking for creative ways to build it. But the Coast Guard is blocking the way.

Bike-Friendly Changes Afoot for Central Avenue

The anticipated upgrades are all in the name of safety.

Bay Bridge Bike Path Takes Forever

One day it will be a bridge to somewhere—Treasure Island, which beckons with a popular flea market, urban wineries, and other coming attractions.

BART Would be Good for Alameda

Alameda’s Rev. Beth Foote of Fremont’s St. Anne’s Episcopal Church likes what BART could mean for the Island.

Words on Wheels Distributes Books by Bikes

Library outreach in Alameda hits the road by trike with a stylish new bikemobile crisscrossing the Island.

Alertness Applies to Alameda Drivers and Pedestrians

Pedestrians are not much of a challenge for cars, but the solution is for both drivers and walkers to be ultra alert.