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What ADA Access Issues Do You Have? Caltrans Wants to Know

What ADA Access Issues Do You Have? Caltrans Wants to Know

Caltrans is ramping up efforts to make state highways ADA accessible, including their sidewalks, curb ramps, bicycle facilities, parking, etc. Bike East Bay for years has advocated for traffic calming and worked with ADA advocates to ensure accessibility, and more recently worked on accessible protected bike lane designs and accessible... MORE 13 Aug
Bike East Bay Responds to Recent Fatalities

Bike East Bay Responds to Recent Fatalities

Serious traffic injuries and fatalities have dramatically increased in the East Bay during the pandemic. In just the past month, three people biking have been struck and killed by cars in Hayward, San Ramon, and Fremont. See below for ways to take action in your city to call for immediate safety improvements. However, more leadership is needed... MORE 4 Aug
Add Your Name: Letter for a Better Telegraph Ave.

Add Your Name: Letter for a Better Telegraph Ave.

  Ready to speak up for a safer Telegraph Avenue? Read our letter below and add your support to the letter today. Ready to speak up for a safer Telegraph Avenue? Add your name today. 23 Jun
Next Steps for the Niles Canyon Trail

Next Steps for the Niles Canyon Trail

The Niles Canyon Trail is a proposed six-mile trail that would connect the Niles District in Fremont and the unincorporated community of Sunol. Join the community meeting on March 11, 6:30pm to learn the latest and help plan the trail. Learn more at the community meeting on March 11. Last we talked, three options were up for consideration... MORE 1 Mar
Meet Your 2021 Board Candidates

Meet Your 2021 Board Candidates

Bike East Bay’s Annual Member Meeting and Election   When: Thursday, February 4,  from 6:00pm-7:00pm. We vote early, so please arrive promptly! Where: On Zoom - RSVP for all the details Who: Bike East Bay members (Not sure if your membership is current? Join or renew now, or get in touch: membership@bikeeastbay.org What Else: Bikey ... MORE 4 Jan
Quarry Lakes Parkway Advances as an Overbuilt Expressway

Quarry Lakes Parkway Advances as an Overbuilt Expressway

Outdated transportation planning moves forward in Union City, and Bike East Bay is pushing back. For two years we have been at the table advocating for better biking, walking, and transit access as Union City pushed forward an overbuilt expressway, once known as the East-West Connector, now called the Quarry Lakes Parkway. We’ll be meeting... MORE 1 Dec
Election Recap: Bright Spots and Big Work Ahead

Election Recap: Bright Spots and Big Work Ahead

It was a tough election: with reasons to celebrate, and much work ahead. Nationally, a divide continues which will likely stymie Federal efforts to help those most in need, much less approve transit funding or a new Federal transportation plan.  Despite inspirational organizing by progressive leaders statewide and locally, organized property... MORE 10 Nov
Pedalfest

Pedalfest

We wish we could gather, 20,000+ strong to dance, laugh, and play along the water in Jack London Square for bikey shenanigans at Pedalfest this year. Pedalfest is cancelled for 2020, but you can still make it a summer of bikey fun!  Check out the Pedalfest 2019 highlights! Take A Free Class Our free, award-winning bicycle education... MORE 17 Jul
Fremont Sets the Standard

Fremont Sets the Standard

    A new raised protected bike lane is open on Walnut Avenue in Fremont, and it’s a beauty. Extending more than a mile from Paseo Padre Parkway to Mission Boulevard, the state-of-the-art bike lane features bus boarding areas, bike counters, and not one but four fully protected intersections. With direct access to the BART station, Walnut... MORE 26 Jun
#BlackLivesMatter and Transportation Justice

#BlackLivesMatter and Transportation Justice

Dear Bike East Bay members and partners,  As protests continue across the nation, Bike East Bay mourns George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and many more Black lives lost to police and racially motivated violence in recent weeks and months. This is the same structural racism we see when police disproportionately stop and... MORE 2 Jun
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

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