Berkeley’s Healthy Streets pilot program for pedestrian, cyclist safety ends

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Primarily due to a lack of funding, the city's Healthy Streets program is scheduled to end this month. Healthy Streets has promoted safer walking and cycling through limiting car traffic and driving speeds on select roads in Berkeley.

Berkeley’s Healthy Streets program, which promotes safer walking and cycling by limiting car traffic and driving speed on select roads, will end this month.
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City of Berkeley plans increased use of public spaces

The city of Berkeley recently adopted two initiatives to increase the use of public spaces and streets. One limits through-car traffic on streets to make them more accessible to pedestrians and bikers, while the other aims to open public spaces and streets for restaurant dining.
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