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A 58-year-old Berkeley man was charged with vehicular hit-and-run causing injury, driving without a license and parole violation.
“If they don’t revise their practice of texting drivers while driving with unmounted cellphones,” said Mark Webb, “there will be more accidents.”
A driver struck 90-year-old Jacque Ensign as she walked on Marin Avenue near her North Berkeley home earlier this month.
Supporters say enforcing parking meters on Sundays could help shore up Berkeley’s parking fund, which has been battered by the pandemic.
The crashes took place Thursday and Friday just one block apart.
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A new stoplight at Virginia and Sacramento streets will soon be joined by other changes around the station.
The pedestrian was crossing at Marin and Euclid avenues when the driver, who was coming down the hill, struck her in the crosswalk, police said.
The city closed 4.2 miles of Berkeley roads to cars during the pandemic. The city manager says lessons from the program will inform a future bike plan.
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.
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