Otis Drive Speeding and Safety Concerns – Workshop, January 31

The City of Alameda invites you to participate in a workshop to discuss community concerns related to speeding and safety while walking, bicycling and driving on Otis Drive between Westline Drive and Willow Street.  We also will be discussing ideas for safety improvements and traffic calming.

WHAT: Workshop to discuss speeding and safety concerns on Otis Drive

WHERE: Wood Middle School multi-purpose room, 420 Grand Street

WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 6:30 pm

The goals of the workshop include discussing:

·         Areas where people on foot, riding a bicycle or in vehicles may feel unsafe, and identifying the reasons;

·         Areas where there are conflicts between people on foot, bicycles and in vehicles;

·         Options that could promote walking, riding the bus or bicycling, such as bike lanes or improved bus stops;

·         Options to reduce impacts of flooding/sea level rise; and

·         Options to improve streetscape, such as gateway treatments and landscaping.

We invite you to participate in the January 31 workshop and to sign up for email updates by sending an email to .  If you have any questions or want to express what you would like to see addressed in the Otis Drive initiative, please contact Gail Payne at 510-747-6892 or  

Read more about this issue here.  

For an overview of the City’s Transportation Choices Plan, click here.