It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
The city is collecting community input on affordable housing, land use, building form and public space as part of the public process around plans to build housing at BART.
The commission says the percentage is not a requirement, but an aspiration. Community and BART talks are ongoing.
Berkeley’s efforts to help lead the charge to build hundreds of new apartments at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations have landed the city at the top of the transit agency’s list for short-term development plans.
It’s probably safer than you think, according to medical professionals — and could become safer in the future, if technologies the transit agency is testing now pan out.
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
Service between Ashby and El Cerrito in the Warm Springs, Richmond and Millbrae directions were suspended Wednesday morning.
Ural Dixon has been selling the San Francisco Chronicle at North Berkeley BART since 2007. Dwindling sales mean he will be out of a job after Friday. In this video story, commuters who appreciate his cheerful greetings and taste in music describe why they will miss him.
USS Cal Builders is disputing the charges, saying BART made numerous changes to the plans which led to the delay.
BART is asking riders to get onboard with Clipper cards — and removing paper ticket sales from four of its stations to spur the transition. The transit agency says it will phase out all paper ticket sales in 2020.
A fire on the BART tracks stopped service between the North Berkeley and El Cerrito stations. Trains began again around 3:30 p.m.
Susan also served as a member of the BART Board of Directors. She was active in many civic and cultural organizations as well.