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New protected bike lanes are open on Hearst Avenue and Bancroft Way, with thousands enjoying them every day. Next up is Dana Street south of campus and Milvia Street downtown.

Berkeley set a standard when it dedicated two blocks of protected bike lanes on Fulton Street in 2016. They followed that up with an innovative bike plan in 2017 proposing 20 protected bike facilities to safely get residents around town. However, the Plan received much push back because it included the public’s vision for better bicycling in Berkeley, a vision not shared by everyone. Thanks to huge public support, this forward-looking plan got approved and is the City’s basis for pushing forward on modern bikeways for streets such as Adeline, Hopkins, Oxford, Claremont, San Pablo Avenue and more.

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Berkeley Finalizes Protected Lanes on Adeline

Berkeley Finalizes Protected Lanes on Adeline

May 28, 2019 On May 17, Berkeley finally released its draft plan for the Adeline Street Corridor in South Berkeley, and protected bike lanes are included the whole way. Residents along Adeline Street asked for a safer, more community-centered street with protected bike lanes ever...
New Designs, Old Timelines on Milvia

New Designs, Old Timelines on Milvia

February 5, 2019 In response to concerns over loss of on-street parking, Berkeley has developed a promising idea to make Milvia Street work downtown with protected bikeways: make it one-way for cars. Between University and Addison, on-street parking is retained on the ACE Hardware...
Connect the Gaps on Milvia: Your Voice Needed

Connect the Gaps on Milvia: Your Voice Needed

Bike East Bay has been working with Walk Bike Berkeley to build a high-quality, low-stress bike network in Downtown Berkeley. Last November, Mayor Arreguin committed to building pilot protected bike lanes on Milvia by Bike to Work Day this year,...
Making Moves on Hearst and Milvia

Making Moves on Hearst and Milvia

Bike East Bay and Walk Bike Berkeley are working together to accelerate two important protected bike lane projects, and your voice is needed. The two projects will help build a high-quality, low-stress bike network in Downtown Berkeley. Tips on...
Durant Ave Bike Link: What Do You Think?

Durant Ave Bike Link: What Do You Think?

The new Bancroft Way two-way bikeway allows you to bicycle east uphill on Bancroft Way for the first time, but the bikeway stops at Dana Street. While Dana Street is a super-useful north-south bikeway (and is getting better later this year), to continue uphill you have to turn into the UC...

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