Elisa has taken strong positions on BART development, the preservation of Cesar Chavez Park, response to homelessness and the Shellmound site.
Opinion: Zoning for high-rise in North Berkeley BART is a mistake
We implore the City Council to adopt the staff recommended zoning and move toward building an affordable, green project that enhances the city.
Opinion: A vision for housing at North Berkeley BART station
BART and Berkeley should create a development that is scaled to fit in with the surrounding residential neighborhood and aims to be 100% affordable.
Opinion: Should BART be in the real estate business in Berkeley?
There are many better sites for building housing than the North Berkeley BART station. San Pablo Avenue corridor is well-suited for multi-family homes, for instance.