ACTION: BART Board Meeting 10/28, 9am start

The BART board will be meeting this Thursday 10/28, starting at 9am. The BART El Cerrito Plaza TOD will be on the agenda. More specifically, the board will be deciding on the what range of BART passenger replacement parking spaces will be built on the BART property. Staff has recommended a range of 100-250 spaces.Continue reading “ACTION: BART Board Meeting 10/28, 9am start”

ACTION: 10/12 6-8pm Community Meeting Focused on Station Access and Parking Strategies

BART 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 House

At 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 Project

The 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”

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”

Reminder: Community Meeting Tuesday 5/25 6-7:30pm

The next public event planned for El Cerrito Plaza BART project project is THIS TUESDAY, May 25, from 6-7:30pm. Zoom link for the event is here. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the project and the teams that will be working on it. There will also be opportunity to hear from theContinue reading “Reminder: Community Meeting Tuesday 5/25 6-7:30pm”

ACTION: Attend May 25 Community Meeting

Thanks to everyone who attended, wrote, or spoke at the El Cerrito City Council meeting this week. For those who missed it, you can see the video of the meeting here (you can use the event bookmarks to jump to the relevant section of the video). The next public event planned for this project isContinue reading “ACTION: Attend May 25 Community Meeting”

Action: Attend the May 4 City Council Meeting

The El Cerrito Plaza BART TOD project is on the agenda for the May 4 City Council Meeting. Included in the meeting packet are presentations by city staff, BART staff, and the developer team. This is a great opportunity to hear from the key players involved with the project. You can join the meeting viaContinue reading “Action: Attend the May 4 City Council Meeting”