The City Council is set to vote on the controversial zoning change, which one commissioner called a “fireball,” later this spring.
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.
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
The EIR comment period runs through Dec. 1. Learn how to weigh in.
The city is making a key update to its housing plans. Here’s how the process works and how you can get involved.
What’s happening now is important because it will define the parameters for large new apartment buildings that are slated to replace what are now parking lots at the North Berkeley and Ashby BART stations.
BART is seeking input on its plan to help Berkeley residents get to the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations once housing is built on the parking lots.
It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
The city is collecting community input on affordable housing, land use, building form and public space as part of the public process around plans to build housing at BART.
Berkeley’s efforts to help lead the charge to build hundreds of new apartments at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations have landed the city at the top of the transit agency’s list for short-term development plans.
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.