A temporary restraining order buys the “Here There” camp one more week, but its neighbor camp on the same plot of land could be evicted tonight.
Violent robbery reported at Ashby BART; suspects tied to ‘similar robbery’ nearby
A man was taken to the hospital late Thursday night after two men attacked and robbed him at the Ashby BART station in Berkeley, authorities report.
BART to shut main entrance to downtown Berkeley station, Aug. 14
Patrons using the Downtown Berkeley BART station will have to use another entrance for six to seven months.
More changes coming to Downtown Berkeley BART station
Over the next six months, there will be changes to how patrons access BART as the refurbishment of the BART Plaza continues.
Possibilities for Adeline Corridor include BART underground, public park
Three-dimensional models on view at the Ed Roberts Campus show increased green space, development on the BART parking lot and bike lanes.
Fight to underground BART in Berkeley one of many tales told in new book
A new history of BART by Michael Healy includes details of the fight that eventually assured the train would run under Berkeley’s streets.
Man arrested at BART after knife threats, shirt burning
A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of “negligent burning” and other violations at the Ashby BART station. Photo: Michael Patrick A man who set his shirt on fire after threatening people on a BART train with a knife was arrested in Berkeley late Monday afternoon, authorities report. According to a brief notice released by the […]
Update: Person dies after being struck by BART train; North Berkeley station re-opens
North Berkeley BART station was closed on Tuesday Jan. 19. Photo: Mary Kuntz-Cote UPDATES: At 3:30 p.m. the North Berkeley BART station has now reopened. Expect delays of up to 20 minutes on the Fremont and Richmond lines. At 2:30 p.m. Tuesday BART confirmed that a person died after being struck by a train shortly after it had […]
Human foot found on Berkeley BART tracks
The downtown Berkeley BART station was closed briefly this morning after workers discovered a dismembered human foot on the tracks. BART workers found a dismembered foot on the tracks in Berkeley Monday morning and believe it belongs to a woman who jumped in front of a train on Dec. 20. BART officials briefly closed the […]
BART train runs over woman at Berkeley station
Downtown Berkeley BART station, where a woman was run over by a train on Dec. 20. Update: 3:30 p.m. The woman whom Berkeley firefighters rescued from under a BART train at the Berkeley station Sunday morning jumped in front of the moving northbound train, according to a witness. The BART driver did not see her […]
Have your say on two downtown Berkeley projects
The intersection of Shattuck and University avenues is the second most dangerous intersection in Berkeley for pedestrian collisions and near-misses. The city hopes to change that with the Shattuck reconfiguration project. Image: Google Maps The city is seeking community input on two downtown Berkeley projects — the Shattuck Reconfiguration Project and the modernization of the Downtown […]
Berkeley’s Ashby BART station re-opens after fatality involving person under a train; expect delays
Ashby BART was closed Monday, Sept. 28, due to a major medical emergency (file photo). Update, 3 p.m. Ashby BART station is now open, following its closure in the wake of a person going under a train Monday at around 12:20 p.m., according to BART spokesman Jim Allison. Passengers will likely experience delays as trains get […]