The street has grown increasingly clogged with motorists double-parking on both sides of the one-way street just east of Telegraph Avenue.
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.
Dramatic changes at the northern end of Telegraph Avenue would be part of an $8.3 million redesign of streets near UC Berkeley.
Officials are considering plans to redesign four busy streets near UC Berkeley. City leaders rejected an effort to add bus lanes to Telegraph more than a decade ago.
These business owners switched from building phone booths to sneeze guards, designed a user-friendly testing kiosk and created a “cleanroom” for customers.
After 4.5 years leading Telegraph Avenue’s merchants association, Stuart Baker has stepped down from the role to take a well-deserved break.
In the pricey Bay Area an employer is using guaranteed housing as a retention strategy.
For many, an over-the-counter zoning certificate may be all that’s needed now, rather than going through public hearings and paying thousands of dollars.
To glimpse Telegraph Avenue as its visionaries and community leaders see it is to view a thriving, bustling European-like utopia, complete with pedestrian plaza, solar-powered trash cans, and enough parklets and bicycle racks to make even the most cynical hipster swoon. The ambitious if bureaucratically titled “Telegraph Public Realm Plan” has a sweeping vision that’s […]
A fire in Berkeley’s Southside neighborhood on Sunday may have caused $1 million in damage, authorities said this week. The fire, at 2449 Dwight Way in the Chandler apartment building, appears to have started in a fourth-floor unit on the west side of the building, then spread to the attic. Acting Berkeley Fire Chief Avery Webb said […]
TELEGRAPH MERCHANTS MEET NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Members of the Telegraph Business Improvement District (TBID) gathered June 29 to meet their new executive director, Stuart Baker, and to discuss ways to improve the stretch of Telegraph between Bancroft Way and Dwight Way. Baker introduced himself to the group of 15-20 merchants who attended and invited them to get in touch […]
New metered parking rates and time limits, in effect in Berkeley since last fall in three of the city’s busiest commercial areas, have made it easier for many visitors to find daytime parking, according to new data released by city staff this week. But more changes are needed to meet the city’s goal of freeing up 1-2 spaces […]