Caltrans: Oakland Violated Mandela Community Cabins Lease by Failing to Post Hazmat Warnings for Residents

Caltrans confirms that the City of Oakland’s failure to post hazmat warning signage in its new “Commnity Cabins” off Mandela Parkway has put the city in violation of its lease with the state transportation department. The signage is mandated to be placed at the entrance and throughout the site in the city’s lease, but as of today, there is no signage at the entrance or anywhere in the facility.

Bart Ney, Caltrans’ Communications Chief, confirmed to me today that the failure is a violation of the lease, and that “Caltrans expects the signage to be in place within the 30 days given the city to comply.” It is unclear when the 30 day clock began, and attempts to clarify went unanswered as of this writing. [read the rest at Hyphenatedrepublic.com 

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