Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
Berkeley’s streets are getting worse and it could take $328M to fix them, report finds
Berkeley streets are among the worst in the Bay Area.
The ‘worst street in Berkeley’ has been repaved!
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.
Map: Which Berkeley streets are scheduled to be paved?
The city of Berkeley is hard at work on a range of paving projects around the city. Last week, Berkeleyside asked the city for a list and has put them on a map.
The 10 worst streets in Berkeley (with one very clear winner)
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside’s non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
Worst street in Berkeley? You tell us. Plus: The latest paving plan map
Many Berkeley streets are in disrepair, bumpy and deteriorating. Which street do you think is the worst? And don’t miss the map to show which streets are in the queue for repaving.
Berkeley won’t pave any streets in 2018; pavement continues to deteriorate
The city put out its requests for bids to repave streets so late in 2018 that it either got no bids or ones that came in way over the projected cost. Which street is the worst paved? Take our reader poll.
Aquatic Park flooding worsened by antiquated drainage pipes
Damaged tide tubes mean water doesn’t drain quickly from Aquatic Park, and that leads to flooding.
Op-ed: Berkeley’s streets continue to deteriorate despite millions spent from Measure M
Berkeley voters must demand greater fiscal accountability on how the city spends bond monies.
Staff: Measure M has Berkeley streets in better shape
“Microsurfacing” on Durant Avenue this year has made for a smoother ride. Photo: City of Berkeley “Microsurfacing” on Durant Avenue this year has made for a smoother ride. Photo: City of Berkeley With the help of Measure M, the city of Berkeley is making strides to repair street conditions and add innovative “green infrastructure” projects around […]
Berkeley to repave 11 miles of streets by October
Map shows the streets and parts of streets that are slated to be repaved this summer. Click to see complete map. Image: Google Maps The city of Berkeley is set to repave 11 miles of about 40 streets this summer. The extensive project is part of an uptick in roadwork that is moving at more than twice the normal rate, according to […]
Op-ed: The decay of Berkeley’s infrastructure
On May 12, the city of Berkeley’s budget manager, Teresa Berkeley-Simmons, will present to city council the proposed spending over the next five years for capital improvements. This includes money to be spent on sidewalks, streets, parks, storm drains, sewers, and transportation such as bike improvement projects. Between 2016 and 2020, Berkeley plans to decrease […]