This map has been designed as a tool for collecting input from attendees to neighborhood association meetings in February 2021. Staff have integrated the comments from this exercise with discussions at the Steering Committee and Action Teams. The map and comments are provided below for reference purposes.

Map Categories Explained

The map below asks you to categorize your comment by the chapter (topic area) of the plan. Click on the items below to learn more about what's included in each chapter. Want to get more involved? Join the Action Team focusing on those topics by clicking the button to the right.

This chapter establishes the agenda for physical change to Oakland whether that be through new buildings, commercial corridors, residential areas, etc. Creating new affordable housing and commercial opportunities are also addressed.

Specific topics:

  • Land use policy and regulations
  • Urban sustainable design
  • Equitable economic development
  • Housing
  • Transit-oriented corridors and nodes

This chapter focuses on the existing residents, employees, students, and visitors of the planning area with proposals for how they can be better served by the district.

Specific topics:

  • Community programs and livability
  • Cultural heritage and preservation
  • Public art
  • Public safety
  • Public facilities and services
  • Public health
  • Community uses in the right-of-way
  • Nuisance and enforcement issues
  • Schools and related programs

This chapter focuses on how people get around and will typically include strategies for improving safety, reducing the negative impacts associated with traffic, and shifting trips to and from the planning area to more efficient and healthful modes of travel.

Specific topics:

  • Accessibility
  • Pedestrian access, safety, and circulation
  • Bicycle safety and infrastructure
  • Transit service and stations
  • Traffic safety
  • Parking
  • Mobility as a Service (Maas)
  • Freight Operations

This chapter includes all the non-transportation systems that nourish and maintain a district including how stormwater is handled, needs for open spaces, the energy systems that serve all buildings, and how waste is reduced and reused. There are many opportunities for these projects to meet multiple objectives (e.g., open spaces that also manage stormwater).

Specific topics:

  • Stormwater management
  • Open space (including urban height island)
  • Energy systems
  • Utilities
  • Waste and recycling
  • Tree canopy
  • Habitat restoration
  • Urban agriculture
  • Digital network
  • Air quality

Map-Based Input from the 2020 Online Open House

An Oakland Plan online open house ran from mid-August to mid-October 2020 and received thousands of virtual attendees and comments across many different activities. You can see all activities and comments on the archived 2020 Online Open House page. Samples of maps that were used during the online open house along with the input received through those maps are included for reference in the tabs at the bottom of this page.