"This is a beginning of a process," Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
The city must make sure the development is appropriate for Berkeley and is not just a vehicle to maximize BART's revenues.
The memorandum of understanding the City Council will sign with BART will make 35% of the housing affordable
The City Council will soon enter into a memorandum of understanding with BART on how to build housing on the sites. A community advisory group will help consider zoning changes and priorities.
Police closed part of Adeline Street alongside Ashby BART on Saturday night after the discovery of a body in the roadway next to the station, authorities report.
Berkeley should revise the Adeline Plan and Draft EIR to include a two-lane option on Adeline Street and more housing along the corridor and at Ashby BART.
People care a lot about what happens in South Berkeley — and they shared those views during the first full meeting on the brand new Adeline corridor plan draft.
The new proposal could result in hundreds of housing units on the Ashby BART parking lot, narrower tree-lined streets, and new intersections. Learn more at a community meeting tonight.
In a U-turn, organizers of the Berkeley Flea Market say it will not be closed until April and will open this weekend if the weather cooperates. But even without rain, storm clouds rumble over the market's future.
A group of neighbors has formed South Berkeley Now! to promote transit-oriented, low-income and service-enriched housing in the neighborhood along Adeline Street in South Berkeley.
Developers of a six-story, 50-unit housing complex on Adeline are moving forward with plans, having bought the project property and won a lawsuit brought by neighbors last year.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.