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

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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What Telegraph Ave Could Look Like in Berkeley

What Telegraph Ave Could Look Like in Berkeley

In Berkeley, Telegraph Ave is 68 ft wide and carries a higher volume of traffic than Telegraph in Oakland, which means four traffic lanes may be needed in spots. If so, Telegraph Ave could look like this with curbside protected bike lanes: The configuration includes 4 travel lanes, each 10 ft...
Does Riding a Bus Encourage People to Bike?

Does Riding a Bus Encourage People to Bike?

Imagine for a moment that you drive a car for many of your trips, you live in Berkeley, and you are given a free 6-month pass to ride AC Transit buses. If we told you that, of the 651 Berkeley residents presented with this option over the last two years, 90% started riding the bus more, you...
Berkeley Bike Updates

Berkeley Bike Updates

At Berkeley’s Bicycle Subcommittee Meeting on October 27, city staff provided a robust update on bike projects moving forward. Problems with Tunnel Road bike lanes: plans for new bike lanes on Tunnel Road have been significantly altered, for the worse, due to feedback from Caltrans. Members of...
Tunnel Road Update

Tunnel Road Update

  Your emails of support and personal stories provided during public comments at many neighborhood meetings have secured a way forward for building a better bikeway up Tunnel Road. The bike lane design is a compromise for sure but also an iterative plan designed to create a safe bike route with...
A Bikeway Forward for Tunnel Road

A Bikeway Forward for Tunnel Road

Your emails of support and personal stories provided during public comments at many neighborhood meetings have secured a way forward for building a better bikeway up Tunnel Road. Enjoying a rare moment of consensus, the Berkeley Transportation Commission approved a bike lane in the uphill...

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