A 32-year-old woman was arrested in connection with a domestic dispute at the downtown Berkeley BART station Monday.
Patrons using the Downtown Berkeley BART station will have to use another entrance for six to seven months.
Over the next six months, there will be changes to how patrons access BART as the refurbishment of the BART Plaza continues.
When construction is completed in September 2017 Berkeley will have a BART plaza with a more open layout, better lighting, a signature glass awning, new bus stops, and places for special events.
Emergency vehicles at the downtown Berkeley BART station (file photo). Photo: Karima Zweena Emergency vehicles at the downtown Berkeley BART station (file photo). Photo: Karima Zweena Police arrested an 18-year-old who grabbed a cellphone from another person at the downtown Berkeley BART station, then punched him in the face before fleeing on a train after a bystander was […]
A design rendering of the new downtown Berkeley BART entrance and plaza. The BART Board of Directors this morning unanimously approved the contract to start construction of the Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza and Transit Area Improvement Project. The project will replace the current rotunda with a new glazed entrance to the BART station, and change […]
The intersection of Shattuck and University avenues is the second most dangerous intersection in Berkeley for pedestrian collisions and near-misses. The city hopes to change that with the Shattuck reconfiguration project. Image: Google Maps The city is seeking community input on two downtown Berkeley projects — the Shattuck Reconfiguration Project and the modernization of the Downtown […]
A 21-year-old man was robbed Monday near the downtown Berkeley BART plaza (file photo). Photo: Emilie Raguso A 21-year-old man was robbed Monday near the downtown Berkeley BART plaza (file photo). Photo: Emilie Raguso Police arrested three teenagers from Richmond after a robbery and assault in downtown Berkeley on Monday night. According to police, a 21-year-old Berkeley […]
PG&E outage map at around 8:50 p.m on June 8, 2015. Image: PG&E. Click here or on the map for the most up-to-date version. Update, 10:35 p.m. A squirrel that scampered into a substation in El Cerrito caused the outage that deprived much of the East Bay of power for two and a half hours, according […]
Mental health advocate Kevin Hines speaks in front of the new BART signage listing the Suicide Lifeline Number. Photo: Seung Y. Lee BART hosted a press conference in its downtown Berkeley station Tuesday to announce a new campaign to combat a recent spike in suicides on its train tracks. By mid-March, there had already been six crashes and five fatalities, […]
MacArthur BART station at around 7:15 p.m. after the downtown Berkeley BART station was closed due to a person under a train. Photo: Mori Yagi MacArthur BART station at around 7:15 p.m. after the downtown Berkeley BART station was closed due to a person under a train. Photo: Mori Yagi Update, Dec. 5: The person who died after being struck by […]
For the first time last week, the Berkeley City Council weighed in on improvements planned for the downtown Berkeley plaza and BART station. (Click the image for details.) Image: BART Berkeley’s main downtown plaza is set for some major changes in the next few years, and the Berkeley City Council had a chance to share […]