Weekend service will return on Line 79. Buses will run more frequently on lines 12, 18, 70 and 88.
The projects could bring more than 5,400 new residents to the city and result in 465 new jobs, according to staff.
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.
The new ridesharing tax approved by voters is estimated to bring in around $910,000 annually and could pay for the free bus service.
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.