A man riding an electric scooter on a sidewalk during a rainy day.

UC Berkeley study finds electric scooter market divide

With electric scooter ride-sharing on the rise and a Berkeley pilot program on its way to the city and the UC Berkeley campus, a recent study conducted by the Haas School of Business revealed that nearly half the market may prefer owning to renting electric scooters.
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Cal students holding a banner that reads "More affordable student housing" in front of Berkeley City Hall

Berkeley must remember that more housing is not the same as affordable housing

CITY AFFAIRS: Berkeley’s housing crisis has reached intolerable levels. Community members must actively advocate for affordability

Berkeley City Council approved the creation of a housing complex in Downtown Berkeley entirely at market-rate. Community members have blindly rallied around increased housing, without pushing for the affordability of those developments. What’s the point of building more housing if the people who need it the most can’t afford it?
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