Today at Berkeley Lab

Portion of Glaser Road Closed Sept. 20 for Special Event

The road between Buildings 77 and 79 will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 20 to accommodate a special event. The Blue Shuttle will be rerouted and the bus stop closed during this time.

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Update: New Shuttle Schedules to Start Sept. 24

Due to unexpected shuttle staffing issues, a new schedule and route for the Rockridge BART shuttle will now start Monday, Sept. 24, rather than this week as previously announced. An additional shuttle to the Blue route will also be added on Sept. 24. As previously announced, the Rockridge BART shuttle changes include more shuttles during the morning and afternoon commute, and they will be timed to the BART schedule. More>

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Improved Service Planned for Rockridge, Blue Route Shuttles

As part of a pilot program, service to and from the Rockridge BART station will increase to every 30 minutes, with departure times aligned with BART’s schedule and additional stops added. As part of a permanent change, an additional shuttle has been added to the Blue Route. This will increase the frequency of runs and lessen overcrowding. Both changes are scheduled to begin on Sept. 6. More>

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Shuttle Bus Orange Route Delays This Monday

The delays are due to construction closing one lane of Bancroft Way between Piedmont Avenue and College Avenue on Monday, July 23, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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Blue Shuttle Uphill Route Schedule Change

To coincide with the Lab’s 15 mph speed limit, the Blue Shuttle’s uphill route schedule from Building 65 to Buildings 62/66 has increased to 15-minute intervals. All other Blue Shuttle routes, such as to/from BART and downhill from 62/66, will remain on a schedule of 10-minute intervals. See the Shuttle Bus Services webpage for more information. Contact busservices@lbl.gov or yrchavez@lbl.gov with questions.

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Construction to Affect Blue Line Shuttle Stop at Hearst and Oxford

Due to construction in the area, the Blue downhill shuttle stop at Hearst and Oxford may be intermittently closed over the next two weeks between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. For safety reasons, there will be no alternate stop. If the stop is closed, riders can disembark at the downtown Berkeley stop or the uphill Oxford stop. Contact Yvonne Chavez (x6265) with questions.

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Brief Traffic, Gate, Shuttle Bus Delays Today Due to Secretary Perry Visit

During Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s March 27 visit, Lab gates, shuttle buses, and specific roadways will be temporarily closed, stopped, or blocked, respectively, for short periods of time (approximately two to five minutes each). Employees are asked to exercise patience during these interruptions and follow instructions from Protective Services staff throughout the day.

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Lot N1 Partial Closure, Shuttle Stop Relocated

The eastern portion and entrance to parking lot N1 are closed to through traffic through Jan. 19. As a result, shuttle stop 52 will be temporarily relocated to McMillan Road at the top of the wooden stairs from N1. Facilities is making every effort to minimize impacts to parking and traffic. Contact Yvonne Chavez (x6265) with questions. See map.

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Nonstop BART-to-ALS Shuttle to Replace Bike Trailer

Due to low ridership, the Bike Shuttle Express will end at 11 a.m. on Dec. 21. To better serve cyclists, a new, nonstop van will run between the Downtown Berkeley BART Station and the Advanced Light Source. The van will leave the BART Station at 7:25, 7:50, 8:15, 8:40 and 9:05 a.m. on weekdays. It will accommodate 14 passengers, with priority given to the first five cyclists.

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No Schedule Change for Potter St. Shuttle

The Potter Street Shuttle service changes, announced earlier this month, are being reevaluated. The service will continue on the current schedule (every 30 minutes) until further notice. Details on various shuttle routes and schedules are available here.

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