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King MS Bike to School Day - Berkeley

May 17, 2013 - 7:15am to 8:40am

Bike to School Day is May 17th at King Middle School in Berkeley!

 

Bike alone, in a team, with a train or get their on your own power and we will help find resources for you to see how families at King can bike more….)

 

What: Bike to School Day – King Middle School

When: Friday May 17thWED. 7:00 – 8:40AM

Where:  King Middle School, Rose & Grant Streets, Berkeley

Singletrack High Film Screening

May 29, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Where: The New Parkway Theater, 474 24th Street, Oakland

Tickets available at: http://singletrackoakland-eorg.eventbrite.com/

 

Gary Fisher Wingra 2009, Black with silver accents, city/commuter bike, 17.5" frame.

location

UC Berkeley campus (north side), in front of McCone Hall (south side of building), from the railing/bike rack area. Was stolen on 4/30/13 with Kryptonite U-Lock attached to rear wheel. Please e-mail elisesyoun@gmail.com if you see my bike! National Bike Registry sticker Bontrager Saddle (black with white/red stitching). Small but noticeable dent on top tube (center). Headlight mount on left side of handlebars (when seated on saddle). Tektro V-brake brakes, Shimano EF-50 EZ Fire Integrated levers Rest of specs here: http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2009&Brand=Gary%20Fisher&Model=Wingra&Type=bike#.UYH3C4VHuKw

Jurisdiction

Jamis Citizen II, burnt orange, black rack w/bag, yellow hand grips

location

2020 Addison St, Freight & Salvage 209 720-6255

Jurisdiction

Berkeley Measure M Workshop: Repave Bikeways!

May 2, 2013 - 5:30pm to 8:00pm

Public workshop May 2

We have a great opportunity to get Berkeley pothole-ridden bikeways repaved and in the process encourage more people to take up bike commuting. With Bike to Work Day coming up May 9, now is the time to take advantage of the demand for better bike facilities in Berkeley. There are many bicycle boulevards in need of repaving, including Milvia St south of Blake, 9th St north of Allston, California in many spots, Heinz/Russell too. Please come to this informational workshop and show your support for prioritizing bikeways in how Berkeley spends its new repaving monies of Measure M.

If you can’t make this meeting, there will be two more workshops this Summer. We also encourage you to contact:

 

and let them know you want them to support repaving bikeways with Berkeley’s Measure M $$$. Thanks for your involvement.

West Street Pathway Ribbon Cutting Celebration Saturday

April 20, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Please join us to celebrate this important project, Saturday April 20, 9:45am on the Pathway at Virginia. The West Street Pathway is a multi-use pedestrian and bicycle pathway along the former Santa Fe Railroad Right of Way between Cedar-Rose Park and Strawberry Creek Park. It is a spur of County and Regional bicycle routes and connects the existing Ohlone Greenway and the North Berkeley BART Station to parks, neighborhoods, shopping, schools and other community destinations. 

 

Confirmed speakers include: 

  • Mayor Tom Bates
  • Councilmember Linda Maio
  • Lee Taubeneck, Caltrans
  • Rochelle Wheeler, Alameda CTC
  • Renee Rivera, East Bay Bicycle Coalition

Where: West Street Pathway @ Virginia Bicycle Boulevard (one block west of Virginia & Franklin)

What Do You Think of a Two-Way Cycle Track Around Cal Campus

What Do You Think of a Two-Way Cycle Track Around Cal Campus

SafeTREC has released the Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Strategies for UC Berkeley Campus and Periphery, a report that suggests the start of a two-way cycle track around the UC Berkeley campus, amongst other good improvements for bicycling and walking. We think it is a good idea-in fact, we first suggested it!

Two-way cycle tracks (also known as protected bike lanes, separated bikeways, and on-street bike paths) are physically separated cycle tracks that allow bicycle movement in both directions on one side of the road-in this case the campus side of Oxford St and Bancroft Way.  A two-way cycle track may be configured as a protected cycle track at street level with a parking lane or other barrier between the cycle track and the motor vehicle travel lane and/or as a raised cycle track to provide vertical separation from the adjacent motor vehicle lane.

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