“This is a beginning of a process,” Mayor Jesse Arreguín told a passionate crowd Tuesday.
A man and woman were stabbed while riding the escalator together from the downtown Berkeley BART station up to Shattuck Avenue early Tuesday morning, BART reports. They are expected to survive.
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.
Asphalt and car lanes would be replaced with grass, playgrounds, seating and eating areas — transforming what is now concrete into a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.
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.
During an afternoon ride, BART operator Damian Lacey explained the ins and outs of his job.
The Berkeley City Council voted Tuesday night in favor of a public planning process that could one day bring San Francisco Bay Ferry service to Berkeley.
Berkeley’s Public Works Department has come up with various options for a redesign of Milvia Street, from Hearst Avenue to Blake Street, to make it safer for bicyclists and others traveling through downtown.
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.