Using over-sized scissors, Berkeley officials on Friday opened a model ‘Complete Streets’ project that should make cyclists, drivers, transit-users and pedestrians very happy.
A 13-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after a crash involving an AC Transit bus in Berkeley on Tuesday morning.
A man collapsed against a stationary AC Transit bus on Friday, April 1. Photo: Tracey Taylor UPDATE, 12:20 p.m. AC Transit spokesman Robert Lyles confirmed that a man collapsed while standing next to a stationary bus just before 10 a.m. Friday, apparently due to a medical condition. “He fell against the side of the bus, and slid […]
PG&E outage map at around 8:50 p.m on June 8, 2015. Image: PG&E. Click here or on the map for the most up-to-date version. Update, 10:35 p.m. A squirrel that scampered into a substation in El Cerrito caused the outage that deprived much of the East Bay of power for two and a half hours, according […]
The double-decker bus that will be tested for three weeks starting today on several local lines. Photo: AC Transit/ klynch AC Transit will begin piloting double-decker buses on several routes in the East Bay, including in Berkeley, and on some transbay routes today. The test-run, which will last three weeks through March 15, will use an 80-seat […]
New parking meters with credit card payment options were part of the goBerkeley program. Photo: Steer Davies Gleave/goBerkeley New parking meters with credit card payment options were part of the goBerkeley program. Photo: Steer Davies Gleave/goBerkeley Community members will have the chance next week to weigh in about changes to paid parking in three of Berkeley’s busiest commercial districts. The changes […]
A woman was stabbed Monday night on an AC Transit bus like this one. Photo: Paul Sullivan This article has been updated to include comments by the father of the alleged assailant. Update: 8/16 If you want to help Mariah, you can made a donation at a You Fund Me site that has been set […]
An AC Transit bus in Berkeley. Photo: Paul Sullivan The Berkeley Police Department arrested a Berkeley man Monday night in connection with the random stabbing of a young woman on a bus, authorities said Wednesday. Police credited a bystander with fighting off the assailant with a skateboard. Police arrested Eric Scott Palmer, 24, shortly before 11 […]
AC Transit hopes to speed up and improve service on Line 51 with a series of signal improvements and other changes. Photo: Paul Sullivan/Flickr Citing budgetary and scheduling constraints, along with a desire to listen to community concerns, AC Transit has removed most of the “controversial” items from its proposal to improve service on the […]
Crowded conditions on many commercial blocks in Berkeley in the evening could lead to metered parking until 8 p.m. Image: City of Berkeley New metered parking rates and time limits, in effect in Berkeley since last fall in three of the city’s busiest commercial areas, have made it easier for many visitors to find daytime parking, according to […]
Proposed changes along the Line 51 route in Berkeley. (Click to view larger.) Image: AC Transit Intersections along AC Transit’s Line 51 bus route in Berkeley may see upgrades, if approved by city staff, designed to improve traffic signal timing coordination and allow signals to better recognize when vehicles are waiting for a green light. The […]
Proposed changes along the Line 51 route in Berkeley. (Click to view larger.) Image: AC Transit Proposed changes to AC Transit’s Line 51 bus service in Berkeley will come back before the city’s Transportation Commission on Thursday night for a second review. AC Transit presented its plans — designed to speed up service and make […]