Author Archives | Ruth Miller

About Ruth Miller

Ruth graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with her Master of City Planning. She's lived in Oakland for six years, and ran Walk Oakland Bike Oakland's successful parklet campaign. She has written about transportation for Oakland Local, Streetsblog, and MIT’s CoLab Radio among many others.

The People’s Athletics?

September 16, 2015


Though Oakland loves its baseball team, it’s safe to say that the Oakland Athletics’s ownership does not love Oakland.

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Support Latham Square

July 29, 2013


If you’ve been following this blog, you might have read the fantastic piece by our own Dave Campbell about Latham Square in Downtown Oakland. Basically, Telegraph and Broadway intersect at a sharp angle, and the City of Oakland is conducting a six-month pilot project to replace a few hundred feet of automobile lanes in the […]

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City Hands All Street Maintenance to Hipsters

April 1, 2013


If you live in Uptown or Temescal, your bike commute is about to get a whole lot smoother. Residents of Oakland will now bare direct and sole responsibility for the streets and sidewalks outside their homes and businesses, City officials announced today. The revolutionary new program, which some are calling Private-Hipster-Public Partnerships, will save the […]

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