From a freeway-covering park to miles of tunnels, Berkeley could seek federal funds to study changes to one of the Bay Area’s most congested roadways.
Major Berkeley streets could get bus lanes in coming years
City officials are taking early steps toward building transit lanes along University, Telegraph and Shattuck avenues — though the plans are a long way from reality.
Public comments at City Council could be overhauled
Critics say Berkeley’s current public comment system stifles input from those who can’t sit through hours of City Council business.
Telegraph Avenue redesign on hold amid rising costs
Ambitious plans to rebuild the north end of Telegraph with a new street plaza and bus-only lane have stalled as the project faces a major funding shortfall.
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.
D7 Councilmember Rigel Robinson: For density, buses and bike lanes
Robinson, running unopposed for reelection in District 7, shares his views on public safety, infrastructure, affordable housing and more.
What Berkeley’s push to end single-family zoning could mean for your neighborhood
A proposed rewrite of the zoning code would speed up the approval process for small apartments throughout Berkeley. Plus: Bigger buildings could be allowed in Southside.
Election 2022: Who’s running for City Council, auditor in Berkeley
There are two contested races for Berkeley City Council in 2022, while two members are cruising unopposed to re-election.
City secures $15M state earmark to improve Berkeley Marina
The Berkeley Marina is slated to receive an influx of cash following a successful lobbying campaign for a $15 million earmark from the state.
Police will ticket drivers to curb rampant double-parking on Durant
The street has grown increasingly clogged with motorists double-parking on both sides of the one-way street just east of Telegraph Avenue.
From downtown to single-family blocks, Berkeley eyes big zoning changes
The city could remove limits on tall buildings downtown, and provide quick approval for small apartments in most neighborhoods.
Telegraph Avenue redesign gets green light from Berkeley City Council
Plans call for a new bus lane along four blocks of Telegraph near UC Berkeley, plus a new curbless, plaza-style design for the avenue.