Berkeley officials want community benefits in exchange for waiving their “air rights” over the station. BART may not agree.
Housing at BART
What will Adeline Street look like in the next decade?
The changes are part of ongoing talks to create a new plaza and hundreds of housing units at Ashby BART, while restoring the heart of South Berkeley.
BART picks developer team for North Berkeley housing
The group that plans to build hundreds of apartments at the North Berkeley BART station is led by a nonprofit developer.
Election 2022: Rashi Kesarwani, Elisa Mikiten lead fundraising for City Council
Construction unions and housing groups push campaign to pass Measure L over $300,000.
City Council races test Berkeley’s new direction on housing
Berkeley leaders have embraced taller, denser development as a step to resolve the housing crisis. Some advocates see signs of a backlash brewing among voters.
Share your thoughts on plans for Ashby BART plaza this Monday
The plaza, which will host the historic Ashby Flea Market, will be discussed at a virtual meeting on Oct. 3.
BART housing looms large in race for Berkeley City Council District 1
Planning Commission chair Elisa Mikiten and holistic health advocate Tamar Michai Freeman are challenging incumbent Rashi Kesarwani for the Northwest Berkeley seat.
Council approves 7-story housing at Ashby, North Berkeley BART stations
The projects could bring more than 5,400 new residents to the city and result in 465 new jobs, according to staff.
From 7 stories to 12: Commission backs taller height limit for BART housing
The City Council is set to vote on the controversial zoning change, which one commissioner called a “fireball,” later this spring.
Berkeley BART stations set to have much less parking when housing gets built
Under the current proposal, there will be 85 parking spots at Ashby BART and 200 spots at North Berkeley BART, including in a satellite lot.
Berkeley infrastructure, housing measure could top $500M
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
Planning Commission on BART housing: 7 stories is not enough
The EIR comment period runs through Dec. 1. Learn how to weigh in.