BART Board hits a home run with latest vote for no minimum replacement parking at Plaza TOD

On October 28, the BART board met, and the El Cerrito Plaza Transit Oriented development was on the agenda. This time, the boare was to vote whether or not to adopt the goals and objectives for the station, including defining a range in the number of replacement parking spaces that should be included onsite. TheContinue reading “BART Board hits a home run with latest vote for no minimum replacement parking at Plaza TOD”

BART Plaza Conceptual Site Plan: Community Ideas and Feedback

In May 2021, the Development Team (Holliday Development, Related California, and Satellite Affordable Housing Associates) presented their initial vision, design principles, and conceptual site plan to the El Cerrito City Council and the community. Link to the full presentation here. We are excited about the start of this process and the potential for this projectContinue reading “BART Plaza Conceptual Site Plan: Community Ideas and Feedback”

Tell BART and the City of El Cerrito: Take action to minimize the need for replacement parking

Many of us share high hopes for transit-oriented development at the El Cerrito Plaza BART station. We envision many badly-needed new homes for households of all types. We also envision a new downtown for El Cerrito, where residents and visitors alike can have fun, interact, eat, drink, shop, and more. Lastly, we envision the mostContinue reading “Tell BART and the City of El Cerrito: Take action to minimize the need for replacement parking”

Reimagining El Cerrito Plaza BART – Ideas and Inspiration

Special thank you to community member Cara Houser for writing this! To join the conversation, please comment below or email plazaforthepeople@gmail.com to get involved. Introduction We’re excited about the opportunity to transform El Cerrito Plaza BART station into a vibrant gathering hub with mixed-income housing, shops, restaurants, and public spaces. A thoughtful plan will enhanceContinue reading “Reimagining El Cerrito Plaza BART – Ideas and Inspiration”