Berkeley’s Public Works Department has come up with various options for a redesign of Milvia Street, from Hearst Avenue to Blake Street, to make it safer for bicyclists and others traveling through downtown.
Using trained civilians to make most traffic stops is a critical part of reimagining public safety and advancing the movement for Black lives.
From housing and homelessness to improving public safety and infrastructure, I am committed to meeting the community’s needs. These 10 projects are just some of many initiatives my office and the Council are working on.
The city is exploring two options — a median or flashing lights — to allow people on California Street, which is a “bike boulevard,” to safely cross Dwight Way.
In the past week, five pedestrians have been struck by cars and seriously injured. Berkeley must step up the pace of its efforts to make its street safer.
City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
Rather than ticketing people walking and biking, the city must accelerate efforts to build complete streets — a more effective and fair way to improve safety for all.
On the anniversary of the death of 5-year-old Zachary Cruz, killed by a motorist on a crosswalk, his family called on people to “drive like your kid died here.”
Bystanders called for help and administered CPR until first responders arrived.
Many people say they’re interested in what happens at Berkeley City Council meetings, but don’t have time to go. So one man decided to try making the meetings more accessible.
Rather than functioning as an alternative route for Interstate 80, San Pablo needs to serve the people who live, work, shop and go to school in our community.
The woman, a 43-year-old mother, was on her way to meet her husband and their three children for lunch when the crash happened.