Alameda County

The Zippiest Zip Codes for East Bay Bike Commutes

The Zippiest Zip Codes for East Bay Bike Commutes

Bike commute rates rise in northern Alameda County, underscoring a growing demand for a complete network of bikeways

Geared 4 Kids: 2 Year Anniversary Ride+BBQ

April 14, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, April 14th
10:30am-1:00pm
San Pablo Park, Berkeley

We've been riding for 2 years now and it's time to celebrate!

There will be a BBQ/Picnic/Potluck after the ride starting around
12:30pm at San Pablo Park. Details for the BBQ can be found on the
Facebook group page listed below.

Meet up for the ride at 10:30am near the playground (Russell & Mabel).

This month's route will be 4.5 miles long and take us through a bit of
Berkeley, Oakland, and Emeryville (a modification of our inaugural

Geared 4 Kids: Family Bike Ride

March 10, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, March 10th
10:30am-1:00pm
Rosa Parks Elementary, Berkeley

Meet up in front of school (920 Allston Way).

This month's route will be in west Berkeley, starting at Rosa Parks Elementary. Bring along snacks to share at our mid-route stop, and, of course, we'll have tunes to pedal to all throughout the ride!

Helmets required for kids.

Be sure to pack snacks, water, and clothing appropriate to weather conditions!

NOTE:
Cold wet weather cancels -- check Facebook event or website for cancellations.

Crow Canyon Traffic Safety Improvement Workshop

February 13, 2013 - 6:04pm to 8:04pm

To all Bicyclists, Pedestrians and other parties interested in the Crow Canyon Road Safety Study:

This study is sponsored by the Alameda County Public Works Agency to identify roadway safety needs and develop needed safety improvements for ALL road users on Crow Canyon Road, from Greenridge Road to the Contra Costa/Alameda County Line.

The 1st public meeting for this study will be held on February 13, 2013 to include
· Overview of the safety study
· Present study schedule
· Receive input on study issues and next steps

Silver Motobecane fixed gear with yellow and black camouflage grip tape

location

intersection of 48th street and telegraph

Jurisdiction

Geared 4 Kids: Family Bike Ride

February 10, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, February 10th
10:30am-1:00pm
Mosswood Park, Oakland

Meet up at playground (MacArthur & Webster).

This month's route will be about 4.5 miles long and we'll be touring
some Temescal and Lower Rockridge neighborhoods, possibly with a stop
at the Temescal Farmer's Market. Bring along snacks to share at our
mid-route stop, and, of course, we'll have tunes to pedal to all
throughout the ride!

Helmets required for kids.

Be sure to pack snacks, water, and clothing appropriate to weather conditions!

NOTE:

Geared 4 Kids: Family Bike Ride

January 13, 2013 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, January 13th
10:30am-1:00pm
Memorial Park, Albany

Meet up at playground (Portland & Carmel).

This month's route will be about 4.5 miles long and we'll be heading to
Albany/El Cerrito, including a stretch of the ohlone greenway. Bring along
snacks to share at our mid-route stop, and, or course, we'll have tunes
to pedal to all throughout the ride!

Helmets required for kids.

Be sure to pack snacks, water, and clothing appropriate to weather conditions!

Some Cities Repave Streets Better than Others

Some Cities Repave Streets Better than Others

Dublin and Union City shine, Oakland and San Leandro far behind The Metropolitan Transportation Commission released the “Pavement Condition Of Bay Area Jurisdictions 2011” report on October 29, 2012 and the results are “fair to middling.” Roadway condition is expressed as the Pavement Condition Index (PCI) scores for each city. The PCI score is a numerical index between 0 and 100, based on a three year running average, which indicates the average condition of the roadway pavement in a jurisdiction. In Alameda County, PCI scores ranged from Very Good to At-Risk for the 14 cities of Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, Union City and the County of Alameda.

Geared 4 Kids: Family Bike Ride

December 16, 2012 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, December 16th
10:30am-1:00pm
Memorial Park, Albany

Meet up at playground (Portland & Carmel).

This month's route will be about 4.5 miles long and we'll be heading to
Albany/El Cerrito, including a stretch of the ohlone greenway. Bring along
snacks to share at our mid-route stop, and, or course, we'll have tunes
to pedal to all throughout the ride!

Helmets required for kids.

Be sure to pack snacks, water, and clothing appropriate to weather conditions!

Geared 4 Kids Family Ride

November 11, 2012 - 10:30am to 1:00pm

Get GEARED UP! Helmets, Bikes, Bells!

Sunday, November 11th
10:30am-1:00pm
Strawberry Creek Park, Berkeley

Meet up at the slide (1260 Allston Way, Berkeley).

This month's route will be about 5 miles long and we'll be heading to the bay. So bring along snacks to share at our mid-route stop, and, or course, we'll have tunes to pedal to all throughout the ride!

Helmets required for kids.

Be sure to pack snacks, water, and clothing appropriate to weather conditions!

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