Berkeley City Council approves Southside and Telegraph infrastructure projects

Image of Telegraph Ave street sign
Maya Valluru/Staff
Berkeley City Council approved a contract for the Southside Complete Streets project and applied for a grant for the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets.

As part of efforts to revitalize the city’s infrastructure, Berkeley City Council voted to approve a contract for the enactment of the Southside Complete Streets project Tuesday. The council also agreed to apply for a $6 million Alameda County Transportation Commission grant that would go towards the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets project.
Read More…

Our ticket to safer streets requires city investment in traffic safety

While the Berkeley Police Department writes tickets to people who come to a rolling stop on traffic-calmed bikeways, a cyclist dies after a tire gets stuck on a road gate. Not to mention, a motorist gets killed by a man whose vehicle becomes disabled. These tragic crashes on Berkeley’s busy streets prompt new policies that can be put in place to prevent further injuries.
Read More…