Contact: Shani Leonards
On Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 6:00p.m. -7:45 p.m., please join us at the Claremont Branch Library to learn more about an ambitious new pilot program that aims to improve your travel experience in key areas of Berkeley! In this informal community discussion event, you’ll learn more about the City of Berkeley’s 3- year pilot program, goBerkeley, a travel initiative designed to reduce congestion, improve parking options, and promote alternatives to driving in the Downtown Berkeley, Southside, and Elmwood neighborhoods. This event will give members of the community a chance to speak directly with staff members from the City of Berkeley’s Public Works’ Department about the results of the City’s initial round of data collection on parking issues and potential changes to parking rates and time limits to address those issues. goBerkeley staff will also be available to discuss components of the goBerkeley Employee Benefits program, which includes plans to offer up to 1,000 free one-year AC Transit passes and a limited number of discounted City Carshare memberships to businesses in the pilot areas. The Claremont Library is open Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. For questions and accessibility information, call 510-981-6195, TDD 510-548-1240, http://www.berkeleypubliclibrary.org.