After Two Years, Wood Street Safe Parking Site Opens

The land where the site sits has seen protests and an occupation over the last two years as its use and who controls it has been a contentious issue among homeless residents and activists. While seven vehicles-homes have parked onsite, some worry how the site will affect the nearby homeless community.

The safe parking site which sits just west of Wood Street and between Grand Ave and 24th Street in West Oakland. Photo by Zack Haber on July 9.



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