City zoning board hears 30-year plan for facility near Downtown Berkeley

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Global pharmaceutical company Bayer HealthCare LLC proposed a 30-year development plan that would extend the company's existing agreement with the city — which is set to end in February 2022 — past 2050.

Bayer HealthCare LLC, or Bayer, a global pharmaceutical company, presented a 30-year development agreement for a facility within 3 miles of Downtown Berkeley to Berkeley’s Zoning Adjustments Board on Thursday.
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Construction on AC Transit’s Dana Street project to begin spring 2022

The proposed project will establish a two-way protected bike lane, traffic signal improvements and a bus boarding island on Dana Street between Bancroft Way and Dwight Way. To allow for emergency vehicle access and the construction of the bus boarding island and protected bikeway, on-street parking and commercial and passenger loading zones will be moved from the west to the east side of the street. 
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