The Berkeley City Council put many minds at ease Tuesday night by voting to allow existing trees and some vegetation to remain in place in traffic circles around town.
Cyclists may eventually be able to roll through stop signs if there is no other traffic nearby.
Forget parking a bike at Ashby BART after 8 a.m. or picking one up after 8 p.m. The operators need to do a better job moving bikes around so more are available during commute hours.
A driver charged with fleeing the scene after hitting a 69-year-old man on his bicycle in North Berkeley in mid-September changed her not guilty plea to a no-contest plea Wednesday in an Alameda County courtroom.
A cyclist was taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after being struck by a driver in downtown Berkeley, authorities report.
Police arrested a Berkeley driver Saturday morning after she ran down a 69-year-old man on his bicycle, leaving him with broken ribs and other injuries, then fled, according to police.
A cyclist was killed early Saturday morning when his bike got caught in a road grate on or near the Ashby Avenue on-ramp to Interstate 80 in West Berkeley, sending him crashing into the pavement, authorities report.
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.
Berkeley police handled at least 10 crashes in July that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data.
The street turns into three on-ramps for two different highways in a span of fewer than 100 yards. Bicyclists are funneled into a separate lane with no protection.
Berkeley police handled at least eight crashes in June that resulted in injuries to pedestrians or cyclists, according to preliminary data. In one of those crashes, a 24-year-old Berkeley man on a bike was killed.
The 24-year-old cyclist who was struck by a driver in North Berkeley one week ago has died at Highland Hospital, authorities report.