The largest bond measure in the city’s history and a tax on vacant houses and apartments will be on the 2022 ballot.
Officials say a proposed $28M per year parcel tax increase could bring the city’s roads to “good” condition in a decade.
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.
The roadway, which was built on a causeway, has deteriorated so much that it has been reviled as one of the worst in the city.
Work will start in mid-August on a $6.2 million project improving University Avenue and other roads at the Berkeley Marina.
Large-scale ferry service could begin in 2026 under the current timeline. A community survey about the future of the marina runs through March 12.
Berkeley streets are among the worst in the Bay Area.
You have until Tuesday to tell the city what improvements you’d like to see with Berkeley’s parks, streets and other infrastructure.