The city overhauled its residential parking permit system in July — putting applications online and ditching the old bumper stickers — in an effort to modernize the program. But the transition wasn't easy.
The Berkeley City Council is set to resume meetings Tuesday after a summer recess.
The new system will allow Berkeleyans to purchase and renew permits, as well as pay fines instantly via the internet.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night to increase parking ticket fines on Cal football game days to $225. The vote was part of a package of changes staff asked officials to make to the city's parking program.
350 bicycles can also park in the structure, along with 20 electric cars (it’s wired for an additional 37). There is an area for public art and a store.
A fully rebuilt parking garage with access on Center and Addison streets is set to reopen by early September, and is stacked with sustainable features, city staff said Tuesday.
After spending an estimated $500 on street sweeping tickets in Berkeley, a local developer decided he'd had enough.
Council voted Tuesday night to ramp up parking enforcement by adding 15 automated license plate readers to the small pilot program it launched last year.