The new TOD zone will allow up to 2,400 units of housing to be built at the two large BART station parking lots within the city limits. Next steps: develop and build the housing.
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday The Business Model for Public Transportation. Public transit used to be a for-profit business. But today, as with nearly all forms of transportation, it is subsidized. In an era where public transit is under pressure to evolve, come learn about how the business of public transit […]
Seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue, normally one of Berkeley’s most traffic-clogged streets, were filled with an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people walking, biking and skating for the debut of Sunday Streets Berkeley this weekend. “It was a huge success,” said Erin Rhoades, executive director of Livable Berkeley, one of the event’s main organizers. “It’s evidence […]
Informational session on Bus Rapid Transit begins at 6 PM, followed by a Planning Commission meeting and hearing on Berkeley’s Locally Preferred Alternative beginning at 7PM. Opponents have been out in force, and we need supporters to attend this meeting.
"The public workshop for the LPA (Locally Preferred Alternative) has been split into two sessions, one with the Transportation Commission and the other with the Planning Commission. Opportunities to learn about BRT and the draft LPA proposal will be provided from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM before the meetings. Public comment will be taken at […]
Conceptual rendering of the San Francisco skyline with Transbay towers. Image: SF Planning Department The San Francisco Planning Department will release the Draft Plan for the new Transbay Terminal and development project after the Planning Commission meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. According to Planning’s Joshua Switzky, the plan will be presented to the commission but […]