A city consultant asked 630 Berkeley residents for their views about public safety and transportation. Here’s what they said.
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.”
As of this week, police say they still don’t know what caused the May 11 collision, which killed two people.
State law does not currently allow civilian traffic enforcement, but Berkeley is working to change that.
This month, the community will get its latest chance to offer feedback on plans to build two roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 to improve a hairy traffic situation that’s renowned throughout the Bay Area.
Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.
Business and property owners, along with cycling advocates and other community members, had a chance to weigh in Wednesday about plans to build two large roundabouts on Gilman.
Using over-sized scissors, Berkeley officials on Friday opened a model ‘Complete Streets’ project that should make cyclists, drivers, transit-users and pedestrians very happy.
Berkeley transportation planners don’t just look at the flow of cars on streets anymore. They try to consider the needs of people, bicyclists, and wheelchair users too.
Council voted Tuesday night to ramp up parking enforcement by adding 15 automated license plate readers to the small pilot program it launched last year.