Safe Oakland Streets Initiative

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GOAL: Promote Street Calming and Reform of Inequitable Traffic Enforcement Policies in Oakland By Supporting The City Of Oakland’s “Safe Oakland Streets” initiative.

[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2021 the City Of Oakland launched Safe Oakland Streets (SOS), a citywide initiative to ¬†prevent serious and fatal traffic crashes and eliminate crash inequities on Oakland’s streets. The number of fatalities and injuries on Oakland streets has increased dramatically over the last few years, resulting in approximately two life-changing or life-ending traffic crashes each week (2021 figures). SOS is a far-reaching effort to implement the most effective and equitable strategies for making Oakland a lower-risk place for everyone using its streets, including building partnerships with the community.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Our Work”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]WOBO is working closely with the City of Oakland in support of SOS’s goals:

  • Prevent severe and fatal crashes and related disparities impacting Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, seniors, people with disabilities, and low-income populations;
  • Eliminate severe and fatal injury inequities including racial disparities impacting BIPOC communities that exist today in Oakland; and
  • Inform effective and equitable safety strategies that prevent injury and injury inequities, and do not have adverse equity impacts on BIPOC communities, seniors, people with disabilities and low-income populations

Safe street design plays a critical role in encouraging safe traffic behaviors and preventing severe and fatal crashes in the first place.¬† For more info please see here.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”Get Involved”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_tta_tabs active_section=”1″ css=”.vc_custom_1570218255489{padding-right: 1em !important;}”][vc_tta_section title=”Act Now” tab_id=”1470713233882-960ebfee-b6b4″][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Sign Up” tab_id=”1470713233881-cc7ca8f2-f7c2″][vc_column_text]Stay up to date on this project by joining our mailing list![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Sign Up Now” color=”orange” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Feepurl.com%2FcsQ9S5||target:%20_blank|”][/vc_tta_section][vc_tta_section title=”Join” tab_id=”1470777906899-0b050d3c-73ef”][vc_column_text]Become a Walk Oakland Bike Oakland member and support this campaign![/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Join Now” color=”orange” link=”url:http%3A%2F%2Fwobo.org%2Fget-involved%2Fjoin%2F|||”][/vc_tta_section][/vc_tta_tabs][/vc_column][/vc_row]