City moves forward on shared streets plan, Dwight Triangle renovations

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The shared streets proposal is part of Berkeley’s Telegraph Public Realm Plan, or TPRP, a project passed by City Council in 2016 that aims to revitalize the first four blocks of Telegraph Avenue with aesthetic and functional upgrades. Although many are excited about redesigning the street to be more inclusive to pedestrians and bike riders, another aspect of the TPRP has upended one of Berkeley’s local communities. 
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Collaboration between city, campus promises results

CITY ISSUES: Lawsuit over who’s footing the Berkeley housing bill is unproductive for both the city and campus

The city and campus have a mutually beneficial relationship, and it’s time that they collaborated smartly to find a solution that works for everyone.
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UC Berkeley chooses 2 companies to develop People’s Park

UC Berkeley hired an architecture firm and a supportive housing developer to initiate the transformation of People’s Park into a housing complex — which will serve students and homeless community members. The construction is set to begin in two years and will be occupied by 2023, according to campus spokesperson Dan Mogulof.
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