Op-Ed: Close off some streets — for the health of the public

Apr 23, 2020

On April 11, 2020, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf responded quickly to COVID-19 impacts by implementing the “Oakland Slow Streets Program” and installed soft closures on nine miles of Oakland streets. Check out the San Francisco Chronicle opinion piece co-authored by Executive Director of PHAdvocates, Harold Goldstein, DrPH, discussing how implementing “slow streets” in other cities will have a positive healthy impact on all communities.

Read the opinion piece in the San Francisco Chronicle here. You can also download a pdf copy here.

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