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.
Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.
Station agents and customers say John Allen is personable, witty and kind. Cards and letters for him can be sent to an address posted on his newspaper stand.
The renovated plaza will have café tables and chairs, new trees, a sculpture, a sound installation, and a stage for the dozen of live performances planned each month.
Neighboring cities have them, and shared scooters are being ridden and parked around Berkeley, but they are not technically permitted to be in the city.
The North Berkeley BART station was reopened at around 1 p.m.
About 100 people came to a community meeting Thursday to call for affordable housing development and the preservation of the Berkeley flea market.
Wonder where rival bike, e-bike and scooter companies are? Berkeley’s requirements make operating tougher than in other cities.
The new BART Plaza will now open even later than expected.
Hundreds of people gathered Thursday night to hear what kind of housing could be built at the North Berkeley BART station. Officials vowed to be as transparent as possible.
Berkeley and BART officials are holding a meeting Thursday night to allay fears and start the discussion about what could be built. There are no current plans to build anything.