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.
Police briefly detained a man on the platform and three trains did not stop at the station during the investigation.
USS Cal Builders is disputing the charges, saying BART made numerous changes to the plans which led to the delay.
BART is asking riders to get onboard with Clipper cards — and removing paper ticket sales from four of its stations to spur the transition. The transit agency says it will phase out all paper ticket sales in 2020.
The new system will allow Berkeleyans to purchase and renew permits, as well as pay fines instantly via the internet.
The Alameda County Transportation Commission and Caltrans are working with officials from Berkeley and Emeryville to improve safety and traffic flow where Interstate 80 meets Ashby Avenue.
The city of Berkeley is hard at work on a range of paving projects around the city. Last week, Berkeleyside asked the city for a list and has put them on a map.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city's parking program.
45,000 new households and 33,000 new jobs are forecast to be coming to the San Pablo corridor by 2040. Two counties, 7 cities, 12 miles and at least a dozen years: all are factors in preparing the area for that growth.
Asphalt and car lanes would be replaced with grass, playgrounds, seating and eating areas — transforming what is now concrete into a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.
During an afternoon ride, BART operator Damian Lacey explained the ins and outs of his job.