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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. Their 2017 innovative bike plan received much push back because it includes the public’s vision for better bicycling in Berkeley, a vision not shared by everyone. But this forward-looking plan is our basis for pushing for modern bikeways on streets such as Adeline, Hopkins, Oxford, Claremont, San Pablo Avenue and more.

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More Protection: Berkeley Draft Bike Plan Lacking

More Protection: Berkeley Draft Bike Plan Lacking

January 2017 Update: we expect a revised bike plan soon that takes into account many if not all public comments you have made to improve the plan. Stay tuned. Berkeley’s draft bicycle plan is out for public comment, and while there are good elements to the draft plan, much needs to be improved...
Protected Bikeway Network Developing in Berkeley

Protected Bikeway Network Developing in Berkeley

By the end of 2017, Berkeley could start to have a mini-network of much-needed comfortable, lower-stress bikeways in its busy downtown and southside areas. The network might even look like the map shown here, with green showing protected facilities and purple comfortable neighborhood bikeways....
Clever Design Brings Protected Intersection to Berkeley

Clever Design Brings Protected Intersection to Berkeley

UPDATE December 17, 2016: The East Bay’s first protected intersection is now ready to ride. We’re working on more protected intersections for busy streets in Pleasanton, Oakland, Fremont and more. Join today as a member build an innovative bike network across the East Bay. ...
Southside Pilot Data Collection Continues

Southside Pilot Data Collection Continues

AC Transit is proposing a 3-6 month pilot, or test, of transit improvements on Telegraph Avenue northbound above Dwight Way and on Bancroft Way westbound, and green protected bike lanes on Bancroft Way and Dana Street, both as part of needed southside area improvements. The Bancroft Way protected...
Berkeley Sets Two Standards

Berkeley Sets Two Standards

It is only two blocks, but it sets a standard - actually, two standards. Berkeley met a self-imposed deadline* to implement a two block protected bike lane on Fulton Street, between Bancroft Way and Channing Way, by Bike to Work Day May 12, 2016. From the moment it opened, the protected bike...

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