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BRT - Coming to a neighborhood near you

You can now review the Environmental documents for the AC Transit BRT project. If you don't know what BRT is, here are some videos to introduce the concept:

Update: Draft EIR is now available on the web

Dutch "Phileas" BRT Project:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6uySqyS38v0

Curitiba, Bogota, and Brisbane (Part 1)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JNDAt-6alh0

Part 2:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jctlibmCssQ

Berkeley Measure G Climate Action Kick-Off

Last November, Berkeley residents voted to take decisive action on global warming by approving Measure G, which targets an 80% reduction in Berkeley's greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Now we need to all join together to make it happen. Join us on Saturday, May 19th to:

  • Get specific ideas and tips on what you can do today to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions
  • Learn what free and reduced price services can help you cut your energy use and drive less
  • Be the first to take a pledge to do your part to meet the community's emissions reduction goals.

Pedal Express Job Opportunity

Pedal Express, the East Bay bicycle delivery cooperative, is looking for a substitute bicycle rider. This position could lead to company ownership. It's approximately 10-15 flexible hours per week for now, $12.50/hour.

Please contact us if you are interested or have questions: (510) 843-7339 or pedal_express@yahoo.com. Visit the website for Pedal Express.

The EBBC featured the founders of Pedal Express on the cover of rideOn in April 1994 and is pleased to support a sustainable business.

July 4 at the Berkeley Marina

[G2:570 size=200 class=left]Join the all-day event by riding over the Berkeley Bike/Ped Bridge and watch fireworks from the shoreline. Check out the Event Schedule. Free Valet Bike Parking.

(Note the Port of Oakland cancelled fireworks this year).

Kids Bike Rodeo

Bike Month Event. San Pablo Park, Berkeley. 510.981.5347
Visit "events" at Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition.

Berkeley Earth Day

The Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition will be valet parking bikes and getting cyclists ready for Bike-to-Work Day and other fun events during the month of May. Volunteers needed to help park bikes and outreach to cyclists. To volunteer, send an email to BFBC President Dave Campbell.

Berkeley Transportation Commission Meeting

Transportation Commission Meeting
Date(s): 4/19/2007 - 4/19/2007
Times: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Contact: Peter Hillier
Telephone: (510) 981-7010
Sponsor: Transportation Commission
Location: 1901 Hearst Ave
Website: link

May 2005

Click to view Hazard Report

Cyclists wanting to test their night vision skills should visit the Virginia St. bicycle boulevard in the city of Berkeley, which placed a signpost smack in the middle of the road. Painted black, it is nearly invisible at night.

Report submitted by Bryce Nesbitt

East Bay Bicycle Coalition joins Fourth Bore Coalition in lawsuit against Caltrans

On November 13, 2007, EBBC and the Fourth Bore Coalition (FBC) filed a lawsuit against Caltrans and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) on the grounds that the proposed 4th Bore does not comply with the California Environmental Quality Act. You can view a copy of the petition that FBC filed in Superior Court.

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