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A Park too Far: Walk Oakland Bike Oakland Infrastructure Tour

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At 66th Avenue, west of Interstate 880, at the terminus of the Bay Trail’s Zhone Way in Oakland, there’s an art installation and a small park called the ’66th Avenue Gateway’ project. It’s a beautiful spot with a grand sculpture, but good luck trying to get there from the neighborhood, less than a mile away, near the Coliseum BART station. “This is why the Coliseum is a failure,” said Robert Rayburn, a BART director and cycling advocate who helped guide yesterday’s “Flatland Neighborhoods Ride” of Oakland. Sponsored by Walk Oakland Bike Oakland, the 17.5-mile ride around the city, which was attended by some twenty people, was a voyage through the history of infrastructure and how it ties into

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