Kala Bagai arrived in the U.S. with her family in 1915. Like many other Asians in Berkeley, she was discriminated against.
The city will work to create a new transportation department with a “racial justice lens” and a Specialized Care Unit staffed by a “network of crisis responders” to respond to non-criminal calls, among other changes.
Ridership on AC Transit has dropped 71% during the pandemic, causing millions of dollars in losses. Cuts to service would happen in 2021.
About 2 miles of Berkeley streets will be barricaded off on one side to slow traffic and encourage walking and bicycling.
We have the details about how to request a review of your street-sweeping tickets.
Drivers are set to get some relief from several types of parking rules following this week’s regional shelter-in-place order from health officials. Certain rules — like those for street sweeping — are still in effect.
In recent weeks, Berkeleyside has been crunching the numbers for 11 months of injury-crash data from the Berkeley police. We’ve created interactive maps and pulled out highlights. Dive into the data.
Instead of empty lots, the land could include elongated greenspace, walking paths, dog parks, play areas and community gardens.
The change is part of a $10.3 million effort to reconfigure Shattuck and improve safety and traffic flow.
Two people have been killed in 2019 while crossing the street; about 89 have been injured.
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.