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Pedestrian Master Plan 2010

Adopted in June 2010, the Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan establishes specific goals and recommendations to ensure that walking in Berkeley is safe, attractive, easy, and convenient for people of all ages and abilities. Berkeley has a strong tradition of pedestrian travel; according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey, about 17% of Berkeley adults walk to work on a daily basis as compared to the national, state, and Alameda County averages of approximately 3%.

The Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan ranks 100 intersections in Berkeley based on safety, usage, and access to major destinations, groups those 100 intersections into 34 high priority projects and recommends improvements. The Plan also recommends changes to the City’s zoning and design review, provides design standards, and calls for increased law enforcement. Public education campaigns will also help remind people driving, walking and biking of how to share the streets safely. The final draft of Berkeley’s first Pedestrian Master Plan was completed based on comments received from City Council, Commissions and the public.

The entire 2010 Pedestrian Master Plan can be downloaded here.

The City of Berkeley is committed to meeting its Climate Action Plan goals by creating a healthy and sustainable community. Implementation of this Master Plan is just one way that the City of Berkeley is working to meet our Climate Action Plan goals to create a healthy and sustainable community. More information about the Climate Action Plan can be found here

Table of Contents 

Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan - Part 1 (Ch. 1-5)

Ch. 1: Introduction
Ch. 2: Goals and Policies
Ch. 3: Relationship to Other Planning and Policy Documents
Ch. 4: Existing Pedestrian Network
Ch. 5: Pedestrian Travel, Demand and Safety

Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan - Part 2 (Ch. 6-10)

Ch. 6: Recommended Projects
Ch. 7: Recommended Programs
Ch. 8: Accessibility Recommendations
Ch. 9: Zoning Recommendations
Ch. 10: Implementation and Funding

Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan - Part 3 (Appendices A-C)

Appdx. A: Detailed Project List and Costs
Appdx. B: Design Guidelines
Appdx. C: General Plan Pedestrian Policies 

Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan - Part 4 (Appendix D: Walkability, Movement and Safety for the City of Berkeley)

Mitigated Negative Declaration (CEQA) and Response to Comments 

Mitigated Negative Declaration (MND) CEQA Document 
Response to Comments on the Draft Pedestrian Master Plan, January 2010
Final Response to Comments on the Draft Pedestrian Master Plan and Mitigated Negative Declaration, February 2010

For the current Pedestrian Plan, Click here.

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