City officials and cycling and pedestrian advocates gathered to discuss solutions after a number of automobile collisions involving cyclists and pedestrians caused concern in January and February.
Berkeley's Public Works Department has come up with various options for a redesign of Milvia Street, from Hearst Avenue to Blake Street, to make it safer for bicyclists and others traveling through downtown.
Work has begun to reconfigure the dangerous downtown area around the intersection of Shattuck and University into a friendlier thoroughfare for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists.
BART has the authority to build what it wants at the station, but the City Council and neighbors weighed in this week.
In the past week, five pedestrians have been struck by cars and seriously injured. Berkeley must step up the pace of its efforts to make its street safer.
This month, the community will get its latest chance to offer feedback on plans to build two roundabouts on Gilman Street at I-80 to improve a hairy traffic situation that's renowned throughout the Bay Area.
Pedal-assist electric bikes are coming to a Berkeley docking station near you. And they're likely to be popular. In San Francisco, e-bikes get roughly three times as many rides as regular pedal bikes.
More than a third of nearly 1,200 votes in Berkeleyside's non-scientific poll of worst paved streets in Berkeley went to one street. And, yes, we have video.
The overpass is two feet shorter than standard and needs to be raised or replaced to accommodate oversized vehicles.
Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.