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What’s the rationale behind Berkeley walk signal sounds?

Audible walk signal sounds can help orient disabled pedestrians in a variety of ways. Photo: morethanreal In response to an earlier Ask Berkeleyside post about walk signals in Berkeley aimed to help the disabled, one reader asked a follow-up question about signal sounds, or the lack thereof: “I’m curious about the sound supplements to the buttons. Most […]

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Do police enforce parking rules on skinny hill streets?

Berkeley hills: a reader wonders whether ‘no parking’ signs are enforced in the area’s narrow streets. Photo: Google Maps Berkeley hills: a reader wonders whether ‘no parking’ signs are enforced in the area’s narrow streets. Photo: Google Maps In response to our first installation of Ask Berkeleyside, in which we requested your questions about mysteries […]