Bike to Work Day Thursday, May 11, 2017
Berkeley Elected Officials Bike Ride 7:30am
Mayor Jesse Arreguin and Councilmembers hop on the saddle and take a short, family-friendly bike ride through downtown Berkeley on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 11. Meet at 7:30am and ride out at 8:00am from Hearst & Arch, where Berkeley is constructing its next protected bike lanes.
Bike Plan Celebration at Berkeley Bike Station 8:30am
After the morning bike ride, elected officials, city staff, and Berkeley residents and bike commuters will gather at the Berkeley Bike Station to fuel up on morning yummies and celebrate Bike to Work Day and the anticipated City Council approval of the most innovative bicycle plan in the nation. Mayor Jesse Arreguin will speak about Berkeley’s innovative new Bicycle Plan and his commitment to making Berkeley a world-class bike-friendly city.
Join us to celebrate
Berkeley’s new Bike Plan, including Berkeley’s Low Stress Vision Network and Prioritization Plan
The Bancroft Way protected bikeway and bus-only lane pilot project, to be completed in June 2017
New bike rack and corral installations coming in Fall 2017
The Hearst Complete Streets project, to be completed Summer 2017
Berkeley’s first HAWK Beacon at Hillegass & Ashby coming Summer 2017
The expanded Bike Station’s new home in the Center Street Garage, opening spring 2018
Funding for Southside bicycle and bus pilot projects as well as the Milvia Street Bicycle Boulevard protected bikeway, all coming over the next few years
May 2 Bike Plan at Council
Meanwhile, you can talk up the Berkeley Bike Plan on Berkeley Considers, a moderated online forum intended to give constructive feedback to Council. This is the feature item for May 2 Council meeting. Urge your Councilmember here to approve the bike plan:
Route for Bike Ride