Farid Javandel’s departure came amid a lengthy city investigation into how the Transportation Division, which he led, handled the Hopkins Street bike lane project.
A “trash cabinet” pilot program funded by the city and local businesses aims to neaten downtown by locking up trash bins.
It’s been a 30-year wait to bury a mile of wires near Tilden. With an eye to public safety, the city wants to underground more utility lines, but it’s complex and costly, and rules are changing.
These streets have received the largest numbers of citizen complaints over the past 13 years.
The plan would shift much of the city’s spending from major corridors to neighborhood streets, with a focus on West and South Berkeley.
City officials and the project’s contractor are pointing the finger at one another for problems with the $8.7 million renovation.
The city of Berkeley is soliciting ideas on how to make Hopkins Street available to all, but the process has not been smooth.
Berkeley streets are among the worst in the Bay Area.
The payment is part of a class-action lawsuit that Berkeley took a lead on.
The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
The stretch of Sixth Street that was described last year as like driving through a former war zone has a new, smooth surface. The work is part of a range of paving projects around the city.
The city of Berkeley is hard at work on a range of paving projects around the city. Last week, Berkeleyside asked the city for a list and has put them on a map.