Pursuant to the California Public Records Request Act, Government Code Section 6250, et seq., we are requesting all records concerning the following subjects, which relate to the collision between pedestrians and a train on the evening of January 12, 2017, near the intersection of Clay Street and Embarcadero West, near Jack London Square in Oakland, California.
As used herein, “records” includes all data and documents (including all electronically stored information or databases), including but not limited to, emails, text messages, videos, interviews, drafts, notes, photographs, measurements, any interim or final data analysis or summaries, reports, memos, and talking points, among other things.
Unless otherwise noted, all requests seek documents dating from January 1, 1990 to the present.
Subjects regarding which records are requested:
1. Any and all documents reflecting the sources of funding for railroad warning and safety features – including but not limited to any signs, signals, lighting, painting, striping, curbs, crosswalks, barricades, barriers, etc. – existing at Embarcadero West between Webster Street and Clay Street in Oakland, CA.
2. Any and all documents reflecting correspondence, both internal and external, to and from the United States Department of Transportation related to funding for any and all railroad warning or safety features – including but not limited to any signs, signals, lighting, painting, striping, curbs, crosswalks, barricades, barriers, etc. – existing at Embarcadero West between Webster Street and Clay Street in Oakland, CA.
3. Any and all electronically stored information – including but not limited to video and audio recordings – representing and/or related to the collision between pedestrians and a train that occurred on Embarcadero West in Oakland, California, on January 12, 2017.
This public records request includes all documents, tangible things, and electronically stored information within respondent’s possession, whether or not the requested documents were created internally or by a third party. If any documents are withheld from production, please provide the title and date of the document, and explain the basis for withholding the document.