New Homes | New Destinations
We are a group of local community members advocating for the El Cerrito Plaza BART station to become a vibrant center with mixed-income housing, commerce, and public spaces that enhance the existing neighborhood and furthers the Plaza’s potential to serve as a community-gathering hub for all.
We believe in a vibrant El Cerrito Plaza where current and future El Cerritans and the broader East Bay community can live, shop, dine, walk, bike, sit, travel, and simply enjoy a beautiful, community-oriented setting where all are welcome. Learn more at: https://plazaforthepeople.org/2021/02/06/reimagining-el-cerrito-plaza-bart-ideas-and-inspiration/
What is a Plaza for the People?
Housing for All
Market rate and affordable housing, with units of all sizes for singles, families, and households of all types.
A vibrant destination where the broader community can gather and enjoy. Pedestrian-friendly spaces where people can explore, congregate, relax, shop, dine, and play.
The station should be accessible to all, encouraging walking, biking, and public transportation.
- Action: Final corridor access study survey is live until 1/8!BART has publicized another online open house for the Berkeley – El Cerrito corridor access study project. You can access the open house here until January 8. The online open house contains a survey which we encourage you to fill out. The survey references a draft version of the access study, which is a 146Continue reading “Action: Final corridor access study survey is live until 1/8!”
- Reminder to vote! Our guide to the El Cerrito City Council racePlaza for the People asked several questions to the candidates running for El Cerrito City Council, and all three candidates gave us thoughtful responses. Please see the complete candidate responses, as well as links to additional candidate forums and resources here. Please remember to vote by November 8!
- El Cerrito City Council candidates in their own words: El Cerrito Plaza TODIn this November’s election, El Cerrito has 3 candidates running for 2 seats on the City Council. Plaza for the People sent 6 questions to the candidates, and they all took the time to respond. We appreciate the time they spent on their thoughtful responses. This election season, it turns out many differerent community groupsContinue reading “El Cerrito City Council candidates in their own words: El Cerrito Plaza TOD”
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