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Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop - Albany

February 19, 2011 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm

beamer light setLearn to Drive a Bike - FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!

This 3.5-hour classroom course teaches the basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, and rights and responsibilities. For adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

Location
Albany YMCA annex
1216 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94706

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Albany Beach Restoration and Public Access Feasibility Study

December 13, 2010 - 7:30pm to 9:00pm

The East Bay Regional Parks received a TIGER grant from the federal government. Some of this money will be put towards completing the section of the Bay Trail that's adjacent to Golden Gate Fields.

www.ebparks.org

There will be an Albany Beach Restoration and Public Access Feasibility Study meeting (including discussion of the trail) on Dec. 13. from 7:30 to 9PM at the Albany Senior Center.

Albany Strollers & Rollers meeting

November 21, 2010 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us for a meeting of Albany Strollers & Rollers as we discuss plans for 2011. Free burritos from Chipotle for those who RSVP!

634 San Carlos Ave., Albany

To get your free burrito for the meeting, RSVP by 9am Tuesday, November 16th to either Amy Smolens, calamari@alumni.duke.edu or Nick Pilch, nicky@mindspring.com. Specify veggie, chicken or beef.

North Alameda County Transportation Forum

October 21, 2010 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Alameda County Transportation Commission
1333 Broadway, Suite 300
Downtown Oakland at City Center/12th St. BART

ACTC and its Community Advisory Committee are hosting a transportation forum in Downtown Oakland. The evening begins with an open house at 6:30 pm, followed by formal presentations on the theme "Access" at 7 pm.

To be discussed:

Albany City Council Candidate Responses

I Bike/I Vote logo

Why should you care about the election?

The November 2, 2010 election holds great promise to elect supportive leadership who will take an active role in not only making the East Bay more bike-friendly, but also place the East Bay at the forefront of US urban areas discovering the wonderful benefits that bike-friendly streets bring to communities.

International Walk and Roll to School Day brightens Albany Students

On Wednesday, October 6, 2010, nearly 60 schools across Alameda County, including Albany, will take part in a regional and international celebration - International Walk or Roll to School Day. In the United States, nearly 5,000 schools from all 50 states will participate and nearly 40 countries around the

Walk and Roll to School Day emphasizes the message of building healthy bodies and strong communities. It raises awareness about safe walking and biking, increasing physical activity among children and families, and protecting the environment.

Albany Ped and Bike Plan Planning Charrette

October 23, 2010 - 10:00am to 4:00pm

Albany Strollers & Rollers LogoThe City of Albany is now accepting RSVPs to attend an all-day planning charrette for the ped and bike plans. This workshop will focus on identifying potential projects for ped and bike infrastructure enhancements in Albany. The City will conduct walking and biking audits and debrief observations to determine potential projects/ ped and bike network recommendations.

Please email albanypedbike@gmail.com to RSVP.

The Albany Strollers & Rollers will be leading our advocacy efforts on Albany’s new Ped and Bike Plan.

More details at: Albany Ped and Bike Planning Charrette

Traffic Skills 101: Albany

October 16, 2010 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm


Traffic Skills 101 Classroom Workshop

Learn to Drive a Bike - FREE Urban Bike Safety Classes!
3.5-hour classroom course, teaches basics of safe cycling, riding in traffic, equipment, crash avoidance, rights and responsibilities. Adults 14 and over. No bike needed.

Register for this free Albany class

Albany Strollers & Rollers meeting

August 22, 2010 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Albany Strollers & Rollers periodic meeting. All are welcome.

Free burritos from Chipotle to those who attend our next meeting. RSVP deadline is end of the day Aug 16 to put in your burrito order. RSVP to Nick Pilch, mailto:nicky@mindspring.com

Sylvia Paull's place - 850 Stannage Ave., #3, Albany

Women of WOBO Ride – Albany Bulb

July 11, 2010 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

Starts and finishes at Mosswood Park, the corner of Macarthur Blvd and Webster Street

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland is hosting a ride to the Albany Bulb, a former landfill-turned-unofficial-dog-park. It's a great place to get a view of the Bay, check out Burning Man-esque art installations, and relax after a ride along the Bay Trail. Participants should bring a snack to share, and possibly binoculars for checking out the birds. Any and all female-identified people are invited to participate.

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