Everyone is required to stay home, except for essential needs. When out, protect yourself and those around you by wearing a face covering, staying 6 feet away from others, and washing your hands often. Learn more at cityofberkeley.info/covid19. City offices are closed to the public. Some services are available remotely.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

City Council Live Stream: Please visit https://www.cityofberkeley.info/CalendarEventWebcastMain.aspx

ZAB Live Stream: Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

Translation Disclaimer

Office of Energy & Sustainable Development (OESD)
Office of Energy & Sustainable Development (OESD)

Transportation Topic Listing

Sustainable Transportation: Cycling, Walking, and Public Transportation - Transportation accounts for about half of Berkeley's total greenhouse gas emissions with gasoline consumption in cars as the single largest source of emissions in Berkeley. Learn how Berkeley is shifting the balance away from a dependence on driving and toward sustainable transportation modes such as: walking, biking, transit, car sharing, and electric vehicles. For more information about transportation, see the Transportation Division. [more...]

Electric Vehicles - NEW! Electric Mobility Roadmap: On July 21, 2020, Berkeley City Council adopted Berkeley's first Electric Mobility Roadmap. The Roadmap identifies goals, strategies, and actions to create a fossil fuel-free transportation system that integrates with and supports the City’s ongoing efforts to increase walking, biking, and public transportation, and ensures equitable access to the benefits of clean transportation. The goals include: [more...]

Home Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations   - Find information here about charging an electric vehicle (EV) in a garage, parking space or on an existing driveway at a single-family home or duplex.Electric Car Icon    [more...]

Residential Curbside Electric Vehicle Charging Pilot - From December 2014-2020, the City of Berkeley offered this innovative Residential Curbside Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Pilot, the first of its type in the nation, to allow residents who lack off-street parking a means of charging their EVs at home. For information about other electric vehicle (EV) charging options in Berkeley, see www.cityofberkeley.info/EVcharging [more...]

Commercial & Multifamily Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations  - The City of Berkeley supports efforts of local businesses to provide EV charging as an amenity for their employees, customers, and the public, as well as multi-family property owners interested in EV charging for their residents and visitors. [more...]

Home | Web Policy | Text-Only Site Map | Contact Us
Office of Energy & Sustainable Development (OESD), 1947 Center Street, 1st Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: sustainability@cityofberkeley.info Phone: (510) 981-7465
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903
###