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.
From housing and homelessness to improving public safety and infrastructure, I am committed to meeting the community’s needs. These 10 projects are just some of many initiatives my office and the Council are working on.
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.
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.
Rather than ticketing people walking and biking, the city must accelerate efforts to build complete streets — a more effective and fair way to improve safety for all.
On the anniversary of the death of 5-year-old Zachary Cruz, killed by a motorist on a crosswalk, his family called on people to “drive like your kid died here.”
Rather than functioning as an alternative route for Interstate 80, San Pablo needs to serve the people who live, work, shop and go to school in our community.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
Many people say they’re interested in what happens at Berkeley City Council meetings, but don’t have time to go. So one man decided to try making the meetings more accessible.
I’m joining the Democratic Party, East Bay Times, East Bay Express, the Sierra Club and many others in supporting Lori Droste because she is an incredible advocate for the issues that matter the most to me.
The Berkeley City Council is scheduled to vote Tuesday night on a two-year budget that focuses on public safety, housing affordability, sustainability and diversity, according to the mayor.
The City Council just adopted a five-year paving plan that will allocate $47.81 million to pave the streets. Unfortunately, that is not enough to seriously address the problem. The city should spend more.