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Partnering with Affordable Housing to Get More Kids on Bikes

Partnering with Affordable Housing to Get More Kids on Bikes

Credit Dianne Yee “I didn’t believe that all of these kids would leave here today able to ride, but they were. Every kid who got a bike knew how to ride their free bike! Thank you Bike East Bay and Fast Freddie. Awesome!!!”​ -June Cummings, Ambassador Housing resident services manager  Since 2016 Bike East Bay has partnered with... MORE 16 Mar
Business Member: Sustainable Technologies

Business Member: Sustainable Technologies

Bike East Bay Business Members receive valuable employee benefits while helping make the East Bay a bike-friendly place live, work, and play. To make your workplace even more bike-friendly, visit BikeEastBay.org/Business.   Photo: From left, Enersto Montero, James Bauer, Sage Montero, and Rene Rodriguez in the bike repair room at Sustainable ... MORE 5 Mar
Highway Robbery in Union City

Highway Robbery in Union City

Credit Union City Union City voted last Tuesday, February 27, to divert $125 million in biking, walking, and public transit funding to build the East West Connector. The $100 million per mile road feeding the I-880 freeway would spend all 27 years of the city’s share of Measure BB funds designated for biking and walking improvements and... MORE 5 Mar
Keith's Climate Ride Journey

Keith's Climate Ride Journey

Bike East Bay member and Oakland resident Keith Hermanstyne is riding the California North Coast Climate Ride this May, and he’s riding for Team Bike East Bay. This time last year, Keith had never ridden long distances or hills extensively. This year, he is ready to ride over 300 miles and fundraise for organizations he believes in. After... MORE 5 Feb
Berkeley Mayor Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes with Ribbon Cutting

Berkeley Mayor Celebrates New Protected Bike Lanes with Ribbon Cutting

Bike East Bay counts on your support to win big victories for peole who bike. Join as a member or renew today to build a safe and well-connected biking network all across the East Bay.   BERKELEY, Calif. — Bike East Bay, Mayor Jesse Arreguin of Berkeley, and other city and community leaders held a double ribbon cutting ceremony for... MORE 26 Jan

Now Hiring: Outreach Coordinator

Posted January 8, 2018. Reports to: Membership Manager and Education Director The Outreach Coordinator will manage Bike East Bay’s volunteer program and support the education program, with opportunities to especially focus outreach and leadership development in communities of color. Specific duties will include volunteer recruitment,... MORE 8 Jan
LimeBike Goes Beast Mode

LimeBike Goes Beast Mode

Coming just months after blue Ford GoBike launched in the East Bay, the City of Alameda launched its own dockless bike share system. After deploying 300 green LimeBikes on the island this October, the city reported that people took more than 10,000 trips in the first month of operation. Now, LimeBike is due to go #BeastMode in mid-December a... MORE 12 Dec
Bike Lane Boom

Bike Lane Boom

By Dave Campbell, Advocacy Director A version of this article first appeared in the Fall 2017 issue of Bike East Bay’s RideOn magazine, one of many benefits of membership. Join or renew your membership today. Berkeley is connecting the dots for people bicycling. With two new protected bike lanes near completion on Bancroft Way and Hearst... MORE 12 Dec
Record Year for Bicycle Education in the East Bay

Record Year for Bicycle Education in the East Bay

“Bike East Bay has helped our community get over a huge barrier in learning about cycling safety. Our folks had the opportunity to have classes held in their native language of Cantonese, which allowed them to become wiser about being safe while riding.” -Gilbert Gong, Lincoln Square Rec Center Director, Oakland With just a few weeks... MORE 7 Dec
Bike Jobs

Bike Jobs

Check out these jobs from around the Bay Area where you can contribute your skills and experiences to make a more bike-friendly world.  Want to list your #BikeJob? Email Info@BikeEastBay.org. Updated April 3, 2018 Government and Non-Profit Cycles of Change is hiring several positions for its Safe Routes to Schools bike education ... MORE 28 Sep
Guide to New Bancroft Way

Guide to New Bancroft Way

The new Bancroft Way features a two-way protected bike lane (cycle track) that connects Fulton Street’s protected bike lane to UC Berkeley’s cross-campus bikeways and Dana Street’s bike lane. The new cycle track allows you to bike uphill for the first time on Bancroft Way. Additionally, the new bus-only lane is be painted a terracotta color to... MORE 19 Sep

More Money, Sooner for Bikeways

Caltrans advanced funding for two previously approved major bike projects in Oakland and awarded new funding to six additional projects in the East Bay–$15 million in advancements and $12 million additional. In Oakland, Bike East Bay specifically asked Oakland DOT to advance funding for a new 14th Street bikeway through Downtown Oakland and the... MORE 18 Sep

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