Plans to redesign Ashby, North Berkeley BART stations discussed at community workshop

North Berkeley BART Station
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The city of Berkeley plans to transform existing swaths of parking lots at the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations into a mixture of housing, open spaces and other community amenities.

Hosted by Berkeley City Council over Zoom, the first of three sessions aiming to “re-imagine” the Ashby and North Berkeley BART stations in a community-lead effort was held Monday.
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Disability activists honor life, legacy of Ed Roberts

Roberts, who had post-polio quadriplegia, decided to attend UC Berkeley in 1962 despite the fact that the campus had no accommodations for people with severe disabilities. His advocacy opened the school to more students with disabilities and created the Physically Disabled Student’s Program and then the Center for Independent Living.
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