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Berkeley has completed a major update to its Bicycle Plan and now its time to get new bikeways into repaving projects.

Berkeley approved an innovative new bike plan on May 2 and is currently busy building two new bikeways that are high priorities in that plan–Hearst Avenue and Bancroft Way. Thanks to our effective advocacy, Berkeley will get to work next year on Milvia Street, the highest priority bikeway of the plan. Your 130+ emails to City Council and almost 30 speakers staying through the night in support on May 2 are what made the difference.

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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...
Big Ideas for Berkeley's Next Wave of Bike Improvements

Big Ideas for Berkeley's Next Wave of Bike Improvements

At Berkeley’s Bicycle Subcommittee Mtg May 9, one of the largest crowds in a long time enjoyed being the first to see initial ideas to include in an update to Berkeley’s Bicycle Master Plan, in the works and scheduled for a December 2016 City Council approval. Staff are considering 15 protected...
Victory in Berkeley for Fulton Street

Victory in Berkeley for Fulton Street

In response to Bike East Bay’s request, Berkeley City Council approved a new bike lane on Fulton Street to be striped by Bike to Work Day on May 12. This is big. In just six weeks after a serious collision involving a Bike East Bay member, we pushed through a project that has been delayed for 16 ...

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