Inflation and cost overruns for major projects mean the $100 million bond won’t go as far as hoped, forcing the City Council to decide on cuts.
The 5 Berkeley streets with the most recorded potholes
These streets have received the largest numbers of citizen complaints over the past 13 years.
What’s next for Berkeley’s streets and affordable housing after Measure L failed?
Supporters, and even some leading opponents, of the unsuccessful bond say they want to ask Berkeley voters to approve another tax for street paving in two years.
Berkeley to vote on $650M infrastructure bond, vacancy tax in November
The largest bond measure in the city’s history and a tax on vacant houses and apartments will be on the 2022 ballot.
Berkeley could vote on 2 measures to build affordable housing, pave streets
Officials say a proposed $28M per year parcel tax increase could bring the city’s roads to “good” condition in a decade.
Map: Berkeley has a new paving plan. Is your street on the list?
The City Council approved a short-term paving plan, with the hope that voters will approve new funding for roads in November.
Berkeley infrastructure, housing measure could top $500M
Street paving, affordable housing at BART could see surge of new funding — if voters back largest-ever ballot measure.
New street paving policy could create ‘Equity Zone’ with priority for repairs
The plan would shift much of the city’s spending from major corridors to neighborhood streets, with a focus on West and South Berkeley.
Berkeley eyeing a big ballot measure in 2022 for streets, affordable housing
Mayor Jesse Arreguín and others are making the case for a new measure raising hundreds of millions of dollars for infrastructure and housing.
Here’s what the Biden infrastructure bill could mean for Berkeley
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.
University Avenue route to Berkeley Marina slated to be smooth by spring
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.
One of Berkeley’s ‘worst streets’ is set for repaving
Work will start in mid-August on a $6.2 million project improving University Avenue and other roads at the Berkeley Marina.