What’s happening now is important because it will define the parameters for large new apartment buildings that are slated to replace what are now parking lots at the North Berkeley and Ashby BART stations.
It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
A subcommittee of the Commission on Civic Privacy has recommended that the practice of displaying easily readable license plates should be discouraged on Berkeley city streets.
The city is collecting community input on affordable housing, land use, building form and public space as part of the public process around plans to build housing at BART.
The project will bring curb ramps into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The commission says the percentage is not a requirement, but an aspiration. Community and BART talks are ongoing.
Berkeley’s efforts to help lead the charge to build hundreds of new apartments at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations have landed the city at the top of the transit agency’s list for short-term development plans.
It’s probably safer than you think, according to medical professionals — and could become safer in the future, if technologies the transit agency is testing now pan out.
Police said the man was able to narrowly avoid being hit by the train due to his “quick actions.”
“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.
BART is asking riders to get onboard with Clipper cards — and removing paper ticket sales from four of its stations to spur the transition. The transit agency says it will phase out all paper ticket sales in 2020.