Drivers are set to get some relief from several types of parking rules following this week’s regional shelter-in-place order from health officials. Certain rules — like those for street sweeping — are still in effect.
In recent weeks, Berkeleyside has been crunching the numbers for 11 months of injury-crash data from the Berkeley police. We’ve created interactive maps and pulled out highlights. Dive into the data.
Instead of empty lots, the land could include elongated greenspace, walking paths, dog parks, play areas and community gardens.
The change is part of a $10.3 million effort to reconfigure Shattuck and improve safety and traffic flow.
Two people have been killed in 2019 while crossing the street; about 89 have been injured.
The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
As downtown Berkeley streets are reconfigured, the city is asking the public to weigh in on what one of the revamped stretches should be called.
The city overhauled its residential parking permit system in July — putting applications online and ditching the old bumper stickers — in an effort to modernize the program. But the transition wasn’t easy.
The stretch of Sixth Street that was described last year as like driving through a former war zone has a new, smooth surface. The work is part of a range of paving projects around the city.
Berkeley police handled at least 10 crashes in July that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data.
Police briefly detained a man on the platform and three trains did not stop at the station during the investigation.