A proposed ferry terminal at the Berkeley Marina and bus service on San Pablo Avenue could be candidates for funding from a 2018 bridge toll hike.
The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
The flow of methane gas through the decomposing landfill beneath the park has dropped over the years, but it still requires continual maintenance.
“Sometimes it takes something huge to spark a hard or necessary change,” city staff said.
Seabreeze Market and Deli has been serving its loyal fans for decades, but a multimillion-dollar park improvement project could close it for good.
One council member called paid parking “a no-brainer” and others said it would align with the city’s climate goals.
The marina has $113 million in unfunded infrastructure needs.
The Berkeley City Council is slated receive an update on ferry plans in December. This week’s Zoom session provides another chance to weigh in.
Large-scale ferry service could begin in 2026 under the current timeline. A community survey about the future of the marina runs through March 12.
They include the once bustling scene on Telegraph Avenue, a sign in a pool hall, Totland, Berkeley Iceland, Lake Anza and, of course, the Codornices slide.
They include the now-closed pier, the UC Berkeley eucalyptus grove and the tunnel between Codornices Park and the Rose Garden.
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.