Do you want a car-free, low-hassle ride to work? Check out (literally!) the blue bikes found all over downtown, Temescal and Lake Merritt. Ford GoBike is a new bike-share program launched in Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville, San Francisco and San Jose, and so far it's getting very good results.
The National Safety Council (NSC) declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. NSC, along with the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), and law enforcement throughout the country are participating in this national campaign to put a stop to distracted driving year-round.
Oakland moves forward on Telegraph Ave. Complete Streets and Grand Ave. bikeways projects.