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: 10/12 6-8pm Community Meeting Focused on Station Access and Parking StrategiesBART is hosting a community meeting on October 12 from 6-8pm via Zoom. Registration is required in advance by clicking this link. We encourage everyone to register and attend the meeting to learn about BART’s plans and make your voice heard. According to BART, the meeting will start with a presentation covering: The proposed maximumContinue reading “ACTION: 10/12 6-8pm Community Meeting Focused on Station Access and Parking Strategies”
- 2 ACTIONS: City Council Meeting August 17, Corridor Access Study Open HouseAt the August 17 city council meeting, agenda item #5A features a study session regarding TOD access strategies, including the possibility of the city creating an on-street parking management program. We strongly support the city creating a parking management program, as it will provide a station access option for BART commuters who must drive, whileContinue reading “2 ACTIONS: City Council Meeting August 17, Corridor Access Study Open House”
- ACTION: Participation Opportunities for the Corridor Station Access ProjectThe Berkeley El Cerrito Corridor Access Project (“BECCAP”) is underway, and numerous opportunities for public participation are either available now or coming up. We believe that enhancing station access is a critical step to enable BART to minimize replacement parking and allow the site design to maximize the benefits to the community. Please check outContinue reading “ACTION: Participation Opportunities for the Corridor Station Access Project”
Community engagement is critical! Please contact us for more info.