AC Transit will restore bus service on Ashby next March by extending Line 79. New federal money is expected to help keep the agency afloat as it plans major changes to its network by August 2022.
As of this week, police say they still don’t know what caused the May 11 collision, which killed two people.
State law does not currently allow civilian traffic enforcement, but Berkeley is working to change that.
The city is exploring two options — a median or flashing lights — to allow people on California Street, which is a “bike boulevard,” to safely cross Dwight Way.
State officials said proof of vaccinations may be required at some large events.
“It is a dangerous street,” one local resident told Berkeleyside. “It’s just sad that this occasion has made this come to people’s attention.”
On Thursday, authorities identified the individuals who died as Anthony Rollins, 64, and Ruby Edwards, 57.
It is the single largest investment in affordable housing Berkeley has made, the mayor said Tuesday night.
Caltrans will begin work in May to install two new roundabouts and a new pedestrian/bike bridge at what some call the “most dysfunctional intersection in the country.”
Officers will focus on investigative stops and pulling over dangerous drivers rather than “random observations of minor equipment violations,” Police Chief Andrew Greenwood said.
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.
“I know this is scary for people,” said Councilmember Kate Harrison. “It’s a change. But it’s a change I feel we have to make.”