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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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Dana Street 2-Way Demonstration Bikeway

Dana Street 2-Way Demonstration Bikeway

In 2016, Bike East Bay is applying for grant funding to conduct our most ambitious demonstration bikeway–a 2-way cycle track on Dana St in the southside area on four blocks of Dana between Bancroft Way and Dwight Way. City Council has green-lighted moving forward on building a 2-way bikeway on...
Milvia Street Bikeway Campaign Starts

Milvia Street Bikeway Campaign Starts

We will be asking Berkeley City Council to kick off the start to this project. We will update this page soon on details about the data of this City Council action, expected January 24, 2017 Milvia Street Bikeway Design Options Cal’s [IN]City Summer City & Regional Planning Program...
Sunday Streets Pop Up Protected Lane a Hit

Sunday Streets Pop Up Protected Lane a Hit

Our volunteers nailed it on October 18 at Berkeley’s 4th Annual Sunday Streets event. Numerous eager supporters of a better bikeway on Hearst Ave woke up early to build Bike East Bay’s 6th one-day demonstration pop up bikeway, this time a full parking-protected bike lane on one block of Hearst ...
Bike Commuting Continues to Soar

Bike Commuting Continues to Soar

2014 national bike commute data has been released, and two exciting trends continue in the East Bay. One, Berkeley surpassed Boulder, Colorado as the number 2 city in the US for bike commuting, with a 9.7% share. As always, Davis California leads with an impressive 23% of commute trips by bike....
Enthusiasm High in Berkeley

Enthusiasm High in Berkeley

Over 50 Bike East Bay members came to Sports Basement Sept 10 to engage in the campaign for better bikeways, attractive to residents of any experience and interest in bicycling. Focus was on streets such as Milvia Street downtown, Telegraph Ave, Bancroft Way and Dana St south of campus, Adeline...

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