They have been charged with a carjacking in Daly City and are tied to carjackings in San Francisco, Oakland and Livermore, authorities say.
Some of the area’s residents and merchants vehemently opposed plans for new bike lanes that will require the removal of parking spaces.
Carjacking is rare in Berkeley and the targeting of BHS students, coaches and their bikes made the incident particularly shocking.
A new proposal would add protections for cyclists and pedestrians, while keeping most of the parking in front of businesses.
City officials said the barriers posed a problem for delivery trucks accessing the nearby Alta Bates campus.
The crashes took place Thursday and Friday just one block apart.
A new stoplight at Virginia and Sacramento streets will soon be joined by other changes around the station.
The woman, a 43-year-old mother, was on her way to meet her husband and their three children for lunch when the crash happened.
The city closed 4.2 miles of Berkeley roads to cars during the pandemic. The city manager says lessons from the program will inform a future bike plan.
The Berkeley Fire Department rushed the woman to Highland Hospital in an effort to save her life. She was not breathing and had no pulse.
Farid Javandel sustained a sprained wrist but was otherwise largely OK: “I got up and walked away from it. I feel pretty fortunate in that regard.”
John Carothers died doing what he loved: riding his bicycle on a sunny day, enjoying a beautiful October afternoon in the Bay Area.