Neighbors of Ashby BART - 2006-2007 archive
- 12/13/05 city staff report to City Council including Caltrans grant application by South Berkeley Neighborhood Development Corporation
- Windows Media Player streaming video of 12/13/05 City Council meeting; public comment on grant proposal by Jackie DeBose at 22:40, council discussion at 2:01:40
- "Replacement Parking for Joint Development: Access Policy Methodology": 9/10/2005 PowerPoint presentation on BART's policy on replacing (or not replacing) existing spaces when parking lots are developed
- "Replacement Parking for Joint Development," memo prepared for BART Departments of Planning and Real Estate by Richard Willson, 4/18/05 (3.7 MB PDF)
- "Parking Policy for Transit-Oriented Development," Richard Willson, Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 8, No. 5, 2005 (1.2MB PDF)
California Government Code section 65460 defines a transit village development area as extending not more than a quarter-mile around a rail-transit parcel (green shading). Section 65460.2(g) provides a 25% density bonus and expedited permitting for transit village development districts.
- effective 1/1/2006,
Loni Hancock's AB 691 amends California Government Code section 65460 to allow a city or county to declare a portion of an existing plan (such as the South Shattuck Strategic Plan) a transit vilage.
California Senate Bill 521 would define a lack of high-density housing in a transit village
development district as "blight," allowing it to be converted into a redevelopment district. (Per a Berkeley Daily Planet article, this bill is unlikely to become law.)