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What Can Be Done About Alameda's Unsafe Streets?

Since 2012, there have been five pedestrian fatalities, 131 pedestrian accidents, and 168 bicyclists injured in altercations with cars on Alameda streets. What’s Alameda doing to make streets safer?

Weighing in on Alameda’s Potholes and Sidewalks

Residents offer a mixed bag of suggestions on the state or the city’s streets and walkways.

Alameda Considers Car2Go

A new ride-sharing service could mean easy one-way service for Alamedans needing wheels on the fly.

More Parking Suggested for Harbor Bay Ferry Riders

Ferry riders may get 46 new parking spaces on Harbor Bay Parkway, but what’s the real solution for spillover as ferry community increases?

Park the Packard and Meet Me in the Lobby

Favorite Entryways to Alameda

Alamedans prefer arrival by ferry, the Bay Farm Island Bridge, the High Street Bridge, the Fruitvale Bridge, and by kayak.

Feedback About Our Story on the Transbay Tube

Alameda and Oakland Officials Contemplate the Possibility of a Second Transbay Tube

As the Transbay Tube gets closer to exceeding capacity, Bay Area transportation agencies start more serious discussion on another passageway that might mean BART stations in Alameda and Oakland.

BART’s No-Nonsense GM Grace Crunican

Grace Crunican was running through her standard list of questions: What do you think of BART? Are the trains on time? Are they clean? How about the stations? Do you feel safe?

The Google Bus Phenomenon in Alameda

Jeremy Schmitz lives on High Street, a narrow two-lane thoroughfare that is one of Alameda’s few exit points to the rest of the East Bay. During most weekday mornings, the two-lane street is racked with traffic that is often exacerbated by the new symbol of corporate reach and socio-economic unrest-the Google bus.