Eden Area Bikeways

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Better walking and bicycling for the central Alameda County communities of San Leandro, Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, and Hayward.

We are working toward building a safe, connected biking and walking network in central Alameda County. The Eden Area is home to the cities of San Leandro and Hayward, as well as the unincorporated communities of Castro Valley, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, and San Lorenzo.

Connect with your local groups:

BikeWalkCV is your local group in Castro Valley. You can engage with BikeWalkCV on FacebookTwitter or on their blog.

Bike Walk Eden is your local group in Hayward, Ashland, Cherryland, Fairview, and San Lorenzo. You can connect with Bike Walk Eden on Facebook or by email at BikeWalkEden@gmail.com.

Bike Walk San Leandro is your local group in San Leandro. You can join Bike Walk San Leandro on Facebook.

Updates

Ask Hayward Council to support protected bike lanes

Ask Hayward Council to support protected bike lanes

After reviewing Bike East Bay’s proposal for a 2-way cycle track with physical protection on Patrick Avenue and ruling it out, mainly due to lack of familiarity with the concept, Hayward staff are sticking to their buffered bike lane design. A buffered bike lane design places bikes amongst...
2-way cycle track is optimal solution on Patrick Avenue

2-way cycle track is optimal solution on Patrick Avenue

Pushback against the partially-installed protected bike lanes on Patrick Avenue has reached fever pitch. In response, staff paused completing the project and now want to replace the protected bike lanes with buffered bike lanes, not unlike what Oakland staff attempted to do on Telegraph Avenue....
Another Hayward Decision Leads to Tragedy and Grief

Another Hayward Decision Leads to Tragedy and Grief

On June 16, Richard Heard Jr. was killed bicycling on Tennyson Road near Tampa Avenue and Dickens Avenue, while riding to his job at FedEx in Hayward. Mr. Heard Jr. was a father of six children and grandfather to seven. His loss is heartbreaking and unimaginable. The family’s GoFundMe...
Tell Hayward Council: Prioritize Community Feedback

Tell Hayward Council: Prioritize Community Feedback

In October 2020, Hayward city council approved a much needed project to redesign Patrick Avenue as a safe route for people walking, biking, and taking transit. Listening to concerns from parents who frequently walk and take the bus with their children along the street, Spanish-...
At the Interstate: Safe Bike Crossings Must Come First

At the Interstate: Safe Bike Crossings Must Come First

Designs are out to rework where Whipple Road and Industrial Parkway cross I-880 in South Hayward. But the current bike lanes are designed as paint only, with no physical barrier between bikes and cars coming from the freeway. Bike East Bay has advocated for...

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