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.
Berkeley police handled at least 14 vehicle crashes involving pedestrians and 10 involving cyclists in February, according to preliminary data obtained by Berkeleyside.
The city of Berkeley is in negotiations over who will pay for the labor to replace streetlights systemwide due to elevated failure rates observed over the past year, Berkeleyside has learned.
A driver struck a pedestrian in a crosswalk, causing serious injuries, Sunday night in North Berkeley, authorities report.
The women are now in rehab after a devastating crash in January, according to a new update on their conditions.
Berkeley had at least 30 injury crashes involving pedestrians or cyclists in January, according to data released this week.
A 26-year-old Berkeley woman crossing the street sustained injuries to her head and arm when a driver struck her Tuesday night, authorities report.
Work has begun to reconfigure the dangerous downtown area around the intersection of Shattuck and University into a friendlier thoroughfare for drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists.
A march by activists who hope to stop development at People's Park turned violent Tuesday when a driver ran over a bicycle and a homeless man, according to police and community reports.
There have been at least 11 injury crashes involving vehicles and pedestrians in Berkeley so far this month, authorities report. Police released brief narratives of each one.
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.
Another pedestrian was taken to the hospital with a head injury Monday night after being struck by a driver in North Berkeley, authorities report.
A 69-year-old woman walking Friday night near North Berkeley BART was hit by a vehicle and left with serious injuries, authorities report. A 60-year-man was seriously injured in the same area the night before.