Jobs and Housing Coalition presents Oakland Tech is Now. We thank JHC Executive Board Member Ed Del Beccaro and Transwestern for their generous contribution and outstanding work on this publication.
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Oakland Tech is Now
Oakland sits in the heart of the San Francisco Bay Area. The city is home to 406,253 people and is the third largest city in the region (the eighth largest in California). Oakland, which lies between the San Francisco Bay and the East Bay Metro, has 2,675,603 people and encompasses 55.8 square miles.
Oakland is at the intersection of the Bay Area’s transportation network. The city has seven BART stations, 2 Amtrak Stations, and 1 Ferry Port. Five freeways run through the city. The port of Oakland is the third largest port on the West Coast. The Oakland International Airport connnects 10.3M passengers to 47 cities non-stop.