a city in California on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay; site of the University of California at Berkeley
The primary campus of the University of California at Berkeley. The origin of the Free Speech movement where the students confronted the University's policies regarding the right to be vocal and politically active on campus property. One of the centers of the protest movement in the 60's. Sproul Plaza was a gathering place for the protests.
The Berkeley was one of several ferryboats of the Southern Pacific Railroad that operated on San Francisco Bay between the Oakland Pier and the San Francisco Ferry Building for sixty years. Built in 1898, she served after the 1906 earthquake, ferrying refugees across the bay to Oakland. After being retired, she was docked for several years in Sausalito where serious deterioration took a toll.
Berkeley is a Metra commuter railroad station in Berkeley, a western suburb of Chicago. It is served by the Union Pacific/West Line. Trains go east to Ogilvie Transportation Center in Chicago and as far west as Elburn, Illinois.
Berkeley Station is an Amtrak station in Berkeley, California, served by Amtrak California's Capitol Corridor service. The station is located under the University Avenue overpass, just west of 4th Street, and is served by AC Transit bus lines 51 and 802.