The new parking law allows vehicles a four-hour time limit, which would force unhoused people to find other spaces to park.
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.
“I know this is scary for people,” said Councilmember Kate Harrison. “It’s a change. But it’s a change I feel we have to make.”
We have the details about how to request a review of your street-sweeping tickets.
Drivers are set to get some relief from several types of parking rules following this week’s regional shelter-in-place order from health officials. Certain rules — like those for street sweeping — are still in effect.
The city overhauled its residential parking permit system in July — putting applications online and ditching the old bumper stickers — in an effort to modernize the program. But the transition wasn’t easy.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
The new system will allow Berkeleyans to purchase and renew permits, as well as pay fines instantly via the internet.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city’s parking program.
350 bicycles can also park in the structure, along with 20 electric cars (it’s wired for an additional 37). There is an area for public art and a store.
A fully rebuilt parking garage with access on Center and Addison streets is set to reopen by early September, and is stacked with sustainable features, city staff said Tuesday.
After spending an estimated $500 on street sweeping tickets in Berkeley, a local developer decided he’d had enough.