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.
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.
A Sundays on Telegraph event in July 2014: the Telegraph Public Realm Plan proposes changes to make the storied avenue more pedestrian-oriented. Photo: Daniel Levine 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 […]
Firefighters climbed onto the roof to fight a two-alarm fire on Dwight, near Telegraph, on Sunday. Photo: David Yee 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 […]
A Sundays on Telegraph festival. The Telegraph Business Improvement District announced at its annual meeting that there will be fewer Sundays on Telegraph festivals this summer than in years past. Photo: Ted Friedman 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 […]