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.
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The 5 Berkeley streets with the most recorded potholes
These streets have received the largest numbers of citizen complaints over the past 13 years.
New street paving policy could create ‘Equity Zone’ with priority for repairs
The plan would shift much of the city’s spending from major corridors to neighborhood streets, with a focus on West and South Berkeley.
After long delay, North Berkeley Senior Center could finally reopen in March
City officials and the project’s contractor are pointing the finger at one another for problems with the $8.7 million renovation.
Should there be bike lanes on Hopkins Street? What will that do to parking?
The city of Berkeley is soliciting ideas on how to make Hopkins Street available to all, but the process has not been smooth.
Berkeley’s streets are getting worse and it could take $328M to fix them, report finds
Berkeley streets are among the worst in the Bay Area.
Monsanto to pay Berkeley $1M for PCB contamination in the bay, part of $650M settlement
The payment is part of a class-action lawsuit that Berkeley took a lead on.
Berkeley council says traffic circles will keep their trees
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 ‘worst street in Berkeley’ has been repaved!
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.
Map: Which Berkeley streets are scheduled to be paved?
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.
The 10 worst streets in Berkeley (with one very clear winner)
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside’s non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
Worst street in Berkeley? You tell us. Plus: The latest paving plan map
Many Berkeley streets are in disrepair, bumpy and deteriorating. Which street do you think is the worst? And don’t miss the map to show which streets are in the queue for repaving.