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CED Fall Open House for Prospective Master’s Students

Prospective master's students are invited to attend classes, meet professors and explore Wurster Hall at this CED Fall Open House. All are welcome, please join us! Read More »

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From Berkeley to the Bay: CED Alum Envisions an East Bay Greenway

Matt Taecker (M.C.P./M.Arch. '89) has developed a ‘vision plan’ for Bike East Bay, which imagines a 3-mile bicycle and pedestrian path linking downtown Berkeley BART to the Bay Bridge. Read More »

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Bay Area Students Take On the Future at the 2019 Y-PLAN Policy Summit

More than one hundred students from East Palo Alto, Oakland, Richmond, San Francisco participated in the 2019 Y-PLAN Policy Summit. The students tackled the Bay Area’s biggest challenges, and presented their proposals to officials from across the region. Read More »

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Urban Displacement Project Finds Housing Prices are Resegregating the Bay Area

The Bay Area’s soaring housing costs are pushing poor people into neighborhoods where poverty and racial segregation are on the rise, a UC Berkeley study published by the Urban Displacement Project on Wednesday found. Read More »

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Alumnus Sam Zimbabwe Named Director of Seattle’s Department of Transportation

Seattle Mayor Jenny A. Durkan and community leaders named transit and transportation project delivery expert Sam Zimbabwe (M.C.P. '01) as the next Director of the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) last month. Read More »

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As E-Scooters Rev Up a National Debate, Elizabeth Deakin Warns of Their Dangers

The explosion of e-scooters has left decisions of appropriate implementation and regulation up to individual cities. Tackling the correct approach to the new technology has become a main concern of Professor Elizabeth Deakin. Read More »

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The Housing Crisis in Oakland: At What Cost?

CED Professors Carol Galante and Karen Chapple comment on the housing crisis in the Bay Area in a new feature piece in Architectural Record Magazine. Read More »

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As Mountain View Explores Automated Transit, Elizabeth Deakin Believes Obstacles Remain

In light of growing traffic congestion, the city of Mountain View is considering a plan to build driverless transit systems. This system would connect downtown Mountain View to the North Bayshore area, where Google’s headquarters are located. Read More »