West Oakland Equitable Economic Development

This section of the 2013 West Oakland Specific Plan presents strategies for empowering existing residents and businesses to participate in and benefit from the new development and economic activity planned for West Oakland, by building on and connecting existing governmental and community-based equitable economic development programs.

Download the West Oakland Equitable Economic Development report.

Priority Development Areas (PDAs) Program

By bringing transit, jobs and housing together in downtowns, along main streets and around rail stations, PDAs help the Bay Area reduce greenhouse gas emissions and begin to solve the region’s housing crisis.