Member since Aug 29, 2010


Favorite Places

  • None.
Find places »

Saved Events

  • Nada.
Find events »

Saved Stories

  • Nope.
Find stories »

Custom Lists

  • Zip.


  • No friends yet.
Become My Friend Find friends »

Recent Comments

Re: “Oakland Launches New Broadway Shuttle

Schedule info is here:

"The "B" runs: between Jack London Square and Grand Avenue
Monday-Friday, 7am-7pm (except on major holidays)
every 10 minutes during commute hours and lunchtime
every 15 minutes all other times"

If the B is successful, then who knows--they might expand the schedule.

I haven't taken it yet, but solves my problem of getting from Rockridge to downtown and Jack London by bus. You can take the 51 from Rockridge, get off at Grand or further down, and then let the free B to take you the rest of the way.

I don't know how many buses are running; therefore I don't know what paint/operational cost AC Transit has, but I think the intent is good and I see it as an investment. An accessible downtown means an incentive to businesses to the area, new or growing businesses means more employment, and tax revenues. Employment opportunities might mean employees may need to take BART or AC Transit to the area, increasing ridership and, hopefully, helps to get these transit agencies in the right direction and might encourage them to support other innovative partnerships as they've done w/ this shuttle.

Posted by Aimless on 08/29/2010 at 10:41 AM

Readers' Favorites

Most Popular Stories

  • Davis Dysfunction Dooms Raiders Again

    Mark Davis’ head-scratching decision to move the team to Las Vegas has proven to be a major distraction for the team.
  • The Wrong Path?

    Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
  • Why Oakland Should Cut Off ICE

    Federal immigration officials say they've been investigating "human trafficking" in the city. But in the past decade, they have not imprisoned anyone from Oakland for that crime.
  • Highland Hospital Surveillance Stirs Concerns

    The county's main hospital in Oakland has a camera that reads license plates and shares that information with federal law enforcement, including ICE.
  • Jerry Brown's Cap-and-Trade Program Isn't Working

    California's greenhouse gas emissions declined last year. But it was primarily due to the rainy weather — not the governor's climate policies.

© 2017 East Bay Express    All Rights Reserved
Powered by Foundation