Northgate

Open Issues: 119 Closed Issues: 943 Acknowledged Issues: 255
Watching issues created after: 2014-10-06

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  • Street Light Acknowledged
    2300-2398 Valley Street Oakland, California - Northgate
    Please evaluate the section of Valley Street between 23rd and 24th Streets for increased wattage on the existing street lights. Thank you.
  • Other: Signs Acknowledged
    438 W Grand Ave Oakland, California - Northgate
    The pedestrian crossing (at W Grand and Valley st) from one side of Grand to the other side is increasingly getting more usage. However, cars often speed through this area of Grand Ave without noticing pedestrians. There are currently NO pedestrian crossing signs at this intersection and it is dangerous. We are requesting pedestrian crossing signs be installed and better painted lines. Ideally, we should also have blinking warning lights that can be triggered by pedestrians.
  • Broadway And 24th St Oakland, California - Northgate

    The uncontrolled crosswalk on 24th Street crossing Broadway is heavily used, connecting to the YMCA, but I have seen many drivers refuse to stop for pedestrians waiting on the corner and when one does the drivers in the next lane over invariably don't follow suit leading to many close calls. This is especially problematic with traffic on northbound Broadway, as their view of the crosswalk to the left is blocked by the trees and plantings in the median.

    I would like to see "sharks teeth" advance yield markings painted on Broadway ahead of the crosswalk to give drivers another visual indication that they should prepare to stop, and if possible install pushbutton-activated rapid flashing beacons on the "pedestrian crossing" signs to make the crosswalk safer to use at both day and night.

  • Other Archived
    411 23rd St Oakland, CA - Northgate
    At the commercial loading dock on 23rd St and Broadway and across the street at Numi Tea (400 23rd St) dumpsters and trash cans are routinely left uncovered and blocking the public right of way well outside of normal trash collection hours. The building manager for both properties has been repeatedly notified yet the problem persists.
  • 565 Sycamore Street Oakland, California - Northgate
    Cars coming off the 980 on Northgate are generally going fairly fast, and there is a curve right before the street crosses Sycamore. Pedestrians trying to cross Northgate at that intersection cannot see whether cars are coming around the bend, and it is a major safety hazard. Either a mirror should be installed there, or a lighted crosswalk, or--best--a traffic signal.
  • 23rd Street And Mlk Jr. Way Oakland, California - Northgate
    I would like to first off thank you for picking up the trash and fire debris from the area. Since then 4 to 5 more tents popped up in the area where trash was. Homeless people are sitting in chairs where cars should be parked. This encampment should not be in a residential area. The sidewalks are blocked. Now they are going into areas where cars should be parked. Please remove this encampment from the area it's been there way too long. There is not 2 chairs and some other types of trash in between each tent.
  • Graffiti Archived
    449 23rd Street Oakland, CA 94612, USA - Northgate
    On the Southwest side of the Hive. On a garage door
  • 2273 Martin Luther King Jr Way Oakland, California - Northgate
    Large homeless encampment located under the 980 freeway at 23rd Street and Martin Luther King , Jr. Way. The photo shows where the encampment is located (it was captured from Google maps) and doesn't show the actual encampment. The encampment is GROWING daily.
  • 23rd And Mlk Oakland California - Northgate
    There are many tents on the sidewalk at 23rd and MLK. Some of the occupants have been hostile to local residents.
  • Homeless Encampment Acknowledged
    23rd Street & Martin Luther King Oakland, California - Northgate
    They are back, back, back, back, and back again. They just moved from Cal Tran side of the fence to Oakland City Sidewalk. Back are also the the filth, garbage, and drugs. This is a game they truly know how to play and Oakland is at a lost what to do about it. The question begs, "Would an Oakland Civic Leader tolerate a tent encampment on their block of residence?" Moreover, would they be as tolerant as us to have these encampments to move back and forth a few feet? Collectively are we not County of Alameda tax payers in good standings? Collectively do we have any rights? Aren't they violating any City Codes? Are they not blocking a City Street and impeding pedestrian's right of passage?
  • Huge Pile of Trash Acknowledged
    594 23rd Street Oakland, California - Northgate
    Huge pile of garbage that about a half of block long and 3ft high that has been neglected for
    months now right across the ever growing homeless encampments that is in a residential neighborhood that is trashing the neighborhood. Loitering in the street cars are doubled parked daily visiting the encampments make it hard to pass when driving to my residence. This encampment is being ignored. Last night several police cars lined the street because of these homeless people.
  • Northgate Avenue And Sycamore Oakland, California - Northgate

    The stretch of Northgate Avenue between 27th Street and West Grand is ridiculously dangerous. Cars exiting 980 routinely race through the intersections of Northgate & 27th Street and Northgate & 23rd Street. This puts pedestrians, particularly seniors and parents with kids, at great risk. Vehicle speed, as well as bends and hills, make it hard for them to see people crossing. There have already been many accidents and there will be a fatality if nothing is changed.

    We need stop signs! This is inexpensive and will remedy the problem.

    The City is well aware of this but has done nothing thus far. You can help get the City to act by doing three things:

    1. Vote on this issue here (to increase its visibility)

    2. Submit a service request through Oakland’s Public Works department at http://gismaps.oaklandnet.com/srwebsite/ServiceType.aspx. Selected “TE - Traffic Safety (non-emergency)”

    3. Contact Lynette McElhaney’s office. She is the Oakland City Councilmember for the relevant district. Go here: http://www2.oaklandnet.com/Government/o/CityCouncil/o/District3/a/ContactUs/index.htm

    The City has done a lot to encourage development in the area, which is great, but it needs to think about street safety too!