The City Council is set to vote on the controversial zoning change, which one commissioner called a “fireball,” later this spring.
The board’s only Black director, who represents parts of Berkeley and Oakland, was improperly removed from her seat, BART says.
Shorter five-car trains are now running along the Red Line route between Richmond and Millbrae.
Under the current proposal, there will be 85 parking spots at Ashby BART and 200 spots at North Berkeley BART, including in a satellite lot.
Lateefah Simon, one of the BART board’s most vocal advocates for overhauling police, said she moved to a new home following threats related to that work.
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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.