ConnectOakland is a group of urban planners and architects who propose to replace I-980 with a boulevard, housing, and perhaps even a new BART route. Oakland has requested $5.2 million from the Alameda County Transportation Commission to study an I-980 conversion.
Links and References
- ConnectOakland's website
Time to rethink I-980, spur that cuts through heart of Oakland, by John King, San Francisco Chronicle, November 25, 2015
Oakland moving in right direction with idea to replace I-980, by John King, San Francisco Chronicle, November 15, 2015