“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.
Service between Ashby and El Cerrito in the Warm Springs, Richmond and Millbrae directions were suspended Wednesday morning.
Ural Dixon has been selling the San Francisco Chronicle at North Berkeley BART since 2007. Dwindling sales mean he will be out of a job after Friday. In this video story, commuters who appreciate his cheerful greetings and taste in music describe why they will miss him.
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.
A fire on the BART tracks stopped service between the North Berkeley and El Cerrito stations. Trains began again around 3:30 p.m.
Susan also served as a member of the BART Board of Directors. She was active in many civic and cultural organizations as well.
The City Council unanimously voted to work with BART on the planning process, and established Berkeley’s broad vision for the site.
There are many better sites for building housing than the North Berkeley BART station. San Pablo Avenue corridor is well-suited for multi-family homes, for instance.