Berkeley City Council Mistakes Parking Lots for Paradise
On May 29, the Berkeley City Council votes on whether to oppose AB 2923, which makes it easier to build housing on BART property. Sponsored by Assembly members David Chiu and Tim Read More »
Now that a second BART tube is on the political radar, it’s time to look at other overdue strategies for making the inner Bay Area less dependent on cars. For example, extending BART to Emeryville, a city clogged with parked Read More »
On Black Friday, my Twitter feed was ablaze with messages about the shutdown of the West Oakland BART station. Tweets praised protesters for chaining themselves to BART cars in order to block train service to and from San Francisco. This Read More »
Filed under: National Politics by Randy Shaw Comments Off on Were Ferguson Protests Effective?
BART board and staff actions the past few years seems less based on principles than on appeasing large numbers of [ potential ] passengers.
– During 2013’s two strikes, people with disabilities were prevented from riding the free accessible shuttle Read More »
Filed under: Bay Area / California by Beyond Chron Comments Off on BART — Too Few Disabled Riders to Matter?
This November should be the worst of all times for an incumbent BART Board member to face voters. It’s voters’ first chance to punish BART management for the 2013 strike. Recent reports have highlighted “smelly and filthy” San Francisco BART Read More »