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Drivers say goBerkeley program made it easier to park

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 began in 2013, and have reportedly made it easier for drivers to find spots, according to data collected by the city. The city of Berkeley’s goBerkeley parking pilot program, which adjusted meter and parking garage rates […]

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Metered parking changes launch Tuesday in Berkeley

The city-sponsored goBerkeley campaign is based on the concept of demand-responsive pricing. Click to view larger. Image: City of Berkeley After months of outreach and planning, new parking meter rules designed to change business-as-usual in three commercial districts in Berkeley go into effect Tuesday, Oct. 15. The changes, under the moniker goBerkeley, are designed to make […]

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Details unveiled on proposed metered parking changes

In a presentation before the Berkeley City Council on Tuesday night, city staff presented their suggestions for upcoming metered parking changes designed to make some parking spots available on every commercial block in three of the city’s business districts. Downtown, Telegraph and the Elmwood neighborhoods are slated to see changes to metered parking starting in September as part […]

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City sets goBerkeley transportation program in motion

City officials and several regional transportation agencies held a special event in front of the Berkeley City Hall on Thursday morning to announce the launch of a new program — called goBerkeley — designed to alleviate traffic congestion, pollution and parking problems. Berkeleyside has previously covered the part of the program that will result in temporary […]