Officials say a proposed $28M per year parcel tax increase could bring the city’s roads to “good” condition in a decade.
Rising infrastructure and pension liabilities could threaten the city’s fiscal health, a recent audit found.
The City Council approved a short-term paving plan, with the hope that voters will approve new funding for roads in November.
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
The plan would shift much of the city’s spending from major corridors to neighborhood streets, with a focus on West and South Berkeley.
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
The $1.2 trillion bill could fund a faster BART commute and repair Bay Area bridges — but don’t expect it to fix Berkeley’s potholes.
Work at the site included a seismic retrofit and maintenance upgrades, as well as other improvements, and was funded by the Measure T1 bond.
You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.
The city of Berkeley is hosting five public meetings this month to collect public input on how to spend more than $50 million in Measure T1 money. They kick off tonight, Oct. 1.
Part of Adeline Street has been completely repaved and improvements are planned on University Avenue at the marina. Live Oak Park’s community center is being rebuilt. It’s all part of T1 bond measure work underway now.
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.