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A Green Light for Protected Lanes on Telegraph

A Green Light for Protected Lanes on Telegraph

Updated Monday, December 17, 2018 On Friday, Oakland City Council unanimously approved protected bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue in the Temescal District. Not only that: the council directed staff to implement additional improvements to Telegraph Avenue through the Koreatown Northgate (KONO) District, and to create a plan to close the gap... MORE 17 Dec
Final Countdown: Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph

Final Countdown: Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph

Friday, December 14 update here.  Telegraph Avenue protected bike lane project in the Temescal barely survived Oakland Public Works Committee this week and now to full Oakland City Council December 11, but did not get heard due to a super long agenda. Telegraph Avenue has been continued to Friday, December 14, 11:00am, but probably won’t... MORE 27 Nov
Meet Your 2020 Board Candidates

Meet Your 2020 Board Candidates

Bike East Bay’s Annual Member Meeting and Election   When: Thursday, January 16,  from 6:30-8pm. We vote early, so please arrive promptly! Where: Sports Basement in Berkeley, 2727 Milvia Street Who: Bike East Bay members (Not sure if your membership is current? Join or renew now, or come a minute early to take care of it at the door.)... MORE 10 Dec
From No Long Rides, to Climate Ride

From No Long Rides, to Climate Ride

  Before 2019, Warren Wells had never ridden more than 40 miles on his bike in one day: “no hills, no multi-day trips, no clip in pedals, no lycra jerseys,” as he puts it. But, less than a year after moving to the Bay Area from Los Angeles, Warren was on his bike, setting off on Climate Ride: a five-day, 280 mile fundraising bike ride from... MORE 26 Nov

Ride Route to ShoreFest on Bay Day

This year on Bay Day, you can ride your bike to Save the Bay’s signature event in the East Bay: ShoreFest! October 5, 2019 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MLK Shoreline Lat/long: 37.752639, -122.209272 This shoreline festival is perfect for those Bay Heroes who want to give back to the Bay on Bay Day. Help remove plastic straws, food wrappers and... MORE 21 Aug
Creating Community in Fremont, One Ride at a Time

Creating Community in Fremont, One Ride at a Time

Melissa Avery is a master at bringing together the human and physical infrastructure of bicycling in Fremont. Knowing the importance of personal connection, she leads rides for women at the local bike shop, commutes with her kids to school, and rides trails with the local scout troop on weekends. To work for permanent, improved bicycle... MORE 29 Jul
Top 5 Things To Do at Pedalfest

Top 5 Things To Do at Pedalfest

Top 5 Things to do at Pedalfest 2019 The East Bay’s biggest pedal-powered festival, Pedalfest, is coming up on August 3 from 11-5pm in Jack London Square. Brought to you by Bike East Bay, Dolan Law Firm and Lyft, from stunt shows to bike rodeos to the epic amphibious bike race, you don’t want to miss it! Need help deciding what to do at... MORE 24 Jul
New Twists in Union City's East West Connector

New Twists in Union City's East West Connector

July 23, 2019 A year and a half ago, Bike East Bay joined with many on-the-ground organizations and local leaders in Union City to stop a highway robbery. The city was trying to divert voter-approved bike and transit funding to instead fund the East West Connector highway. As instructed, Union City has been using only local money to finish... MORE 23 Jul
Ready to Share? Scooter and Bike Share expanding in the East Bay.

Ready to Share? Scooter and Bike Share expanding in the East Bay.

July 9, 2019 Bike share has been adapting, and it’s been a year since scooter-share first came on the scene, so what’s next? Richmond, Fremont, Oakland, Berkeley, and Walnut Creek are all in the process of working out exactly that. Read on to learn what’s happening for bike and scooter share in your neighborhood. Scooter Share Oakland... MORE 9 Jul
Bike Month Wins in Fremont

Bike Month Wins in Fremont

In May, the City of Fremont earned a bronze Bicycle Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists. This news came just days after the City cut a ribbon on a new raised bikeway on BART Way, the first semi-raised bikeway in the East Bay. BART Way is also the first protected bike lane leading directly to a BART station... MORE 29 May
Protected Bike Lane Bonanza

Protected Bike Lane Bonanza

May 28, 2019 Oakland, Emeryville, and Berkeley all released protected bike lane designs last week and they are all looking pretty sweet. Or, as Bike East Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell puts it: “I have shockingly little to complain about!” Bike East Bay members spoke up at community meetings, provided feedback, and wrote elected... MORE 28 May
Bike Share Adapts

Bike Share Adapts

Photo: ​Clane Gessel Photography Adaptive Bikeshare is now available at Snow Park! Update: September 16, 2019 Calling riders of all abilities  – adaptive bikeshare is now available at Oakland’s Snow Park. Visit Snow Park, located at Harrison St & 19th St, Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM or Wednesdays 11 AM - 5 PM and the friendly and... MORE 28 May

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