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GentriFried Chicken
GentriFried Chicken
Oct 17, 2017
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GFC presents Jeopardize'd at Life is Living
Saturday, October 28, 2017, 11:00am - 7pm
DeFremery Park aka Little Bobby Hutton Park

Based on the trivia game show classic, GFC's Jeopardize'd brings some of Oakland's finest organic intellectuals and observers together to compete in a history geography game unlike any other.

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Sabereh Kashi
Sabereh Kashi
Oct 1, 2017
Sabereh Kashi proposed this event for Home Yet Far Away.

Film Screening and Capoeira
Thursday, October 19, 2017, 3:15pm - 6pm
Oakland International High School

We are hosting this event at Oakland International High School. It is presented by Refugee Transitions in collaboration with Ginga Mundo Capoeira Oakland. This event aims to help refugee and immigrant students create 'home' and 'community' at the school. We will collect insights from participants to encourage support from residents and organizations in Oakland. For information, visit our project on Neighborland - neighborland.com/homeyetfaraway

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Angela Carrier
Sabereh Kashi
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The Near Miss Project
Monday, June 19, 2017, 10:00am - 11am
Webinar

Fear of being hit and seriously injured by a car is a major deterrent for people considering whether to bike on city streets. At the same time, city transportation departments use historical crash data to prioritize street design projects where people have been killed and seriously injured. But new research shows that for cyclists, near misses, close calls, and aggressive behavior from other road users can also have a significant effect on people’s biking behaviors or even their decision to ride at all. How can data about these cycling near-misses better inform city transportation policy and street design?

Join NACTO for a conversation with Dr. Rachel Aldred, founder of the UK’s Near Miss Project, to learn how her research has been used to create cycling policy and design improvements in the UK before injuries occur, and why high-quality design is crucial for increased ridership. Dr. Aldred will touch on various approaches to near miss data collection, and how they can help cities provide a more comfortable biking experience, improve biking rates, and make streets safer for everyone.

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Joe

Any progress since June on this topic? As someone who lives adjacent to the 980 I'd like to make it a reality and have the freeway removed. I've spoken with CalTrans on a number of occasions regarding excess land and trash clean-up but never proposed removal of the 980. Any idea of who best to approach with this idea? City or state representatives?

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Posted Oct 7, 2013
Mike Linksvayer
Mike Linksvayer
Oct 7, 2013

Not that I know of. In SF new discusssion www.spur.org/publications/libr... (280)...more needed here. I don't know if there's a single best person to contact. Probably needs to be a core of activists first. Anyone think a F2F meeting to explore/kickoff idea would be a good idea/interested?

Posted by Mike Linksvayer on Oct 7, 2013
Lola Themola
Lola Themola
Jun 6, 2017

Joe, here in NO. CAL we don't use the article before freeway names. So, please, just say "As someone who lives adjacent to 980..." not "...the 980..." Otherwise, you sound as if you come for SO. CAL, and we wouldn't want that, would we? ;)

Posted by Lola Themola on Jun 6, 2017
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