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How Much Will it Cost?

How Much Will it Cost?

$3 for a unique trip, $9.95 a day or $124 a year. Visit FordGoBike.com for more information and to purchase a membership.  What you get:  Bikes available 24/7/365 in San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville and San Jose Clipper card compatible Annual members have unlimited 45-min trips, day or single trip users have 30-min trips... MORE 28 Jun
Lowering barriers to shared mobility in the East Bay

Lowering barriers to shared mobility in the East Bay

This article was originally published in Bike East Bay’s 2017 Summer RideOn Newsletter.  Bike share expands to the East Bay this July, giving residents a fantastic new option for getting around in the city. However, studies show that bike share systems in American cities exclude low-income and people of color by design. As bike share... MORE 10 Jul
New Record for Bike Education Program

New Record for Bike Education Program

Bike East Bay’s free education program is a fun way for people of all ages and abilities to learn new skills. We set a new six month record in the first half of 2017, teaching more classes to more people than ever before: 3,800 adults, children, and families attended 115 classes in 22 cities around the East Bay. That’s 30% more classes and... MORE 7 Jul
Bay Bridge East Span Path Open Everyday

Bay Bridge East Span Path Open Everyday

On May 2, Caltrans expanded the open hours for the Alexander Zuckermann Bike Path on the East Span of the Bay Bridge to everyday. Hours are 6:00am to 9:00pm until this Fall when weeknight closings will come earlier. Here is the full schedule. In a lead up to Bike to Work Day on May 12, many elected officials from both San Francisco, Oakland... MORE 6 Jul
Berkeley Bike Plan Passes Unanimously, Ha!

Berkeley Bike Plan Passes Unanimously, Ha!

Berkeley approved an innovative new bike plan on May 2 and is currently busy building two new bikeways that are high priorities in that plan–Hearst Avenue and Bancroft Way. Thanks to our effective advocacy, Berkeley will get to work next year on Milvia Street, the highest priority bikeway of the plan. Your 130+ emails to City Council and almost... MORE 16 Jun
Survey Says: Bike to Work Day Closes Gender Gap

Survey Says: Bike to Work Day Closes Gender Gap

Bike to Work Day got more people on bikes! A survey of Bike East Bay supporters showed that the annual event encouraged people to switch from driving to a more healthy and active form of transportation, bridged the gender gap in bicycling, and will result in more people riding year-round.  Across the region, women make up only one-third of... MORE 25 May
Treat Blvd Bike Lane Designs Better, But Not Good Enough

Treat Blvd Bike Lane Designs Better, But Not Good Enough

We need your help to add protected bike lanes to Treat Blvd, a busy arterial road next to Pleasant Hill BART. Current proposals for bike lanes on Treat Blvd are better than original designs that had you riding on sidewalks, but still leave you dodging through high-speed, right-turning traffic to get to BART. Protected bike lanes would truly... MORE 24 May
Contra Costa County Announces $87M in Transportation Projects

Contra Costa County Announces $87M in Transportation Projects

The Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) has released the first snapshot of the list of projects recommended for funding through the 2016 Coordinated Call for Projects. The CCTA had $87 million available to allocate, and received 77 applications for a total of $157 million.  Of the available funds, $28 million get allocated by formula... MORE 15 May
Thousands Ride on Bike to Work Day

Thousands Ride on Bike to Work Day

Thousands of East Bay residents pedaled to work on Thursday, May 11, 2017 to celebrate the 23rd annual Bike to Work Day. Morning counts across the East Bay tallied 20,732 people rolling by Energizer Stations and participation has increased 30% over the past five years. Photo credit Fernando Munguia. Bike to Work Day encouraged local... MORE 11 May
Complete the Bay Bridge People Path

Complete the Bay Bridge People Path

After decades of advocacy, the Bay Bridge People Path opened today for seven-days-a-week access to Yerba Buena Island. Now we need your help to complete the path all the way to San Francisco. Lawmakers in Sacramento are discussing whether to fund the West Span Pathway as we speak. You can help complete the path by emailing your state... MORE 1 May
Fremont Tests Protected Bike Lane on Walnut Ave

Fremont Tests Protected Bike Lane on Walnut Ave

The City of Fremont has upgraded the buffered bike lane on Walnut Ave to a protected bike lane using two different types of physical protection. Which one is best? Are you on team Armadillo or team Bollard? Let us know via the short survey below. The results of the pilot project will help inform future protected bike lane projects in Fremont... MORE 1 May
Construction Begins April 4 to Connect Ohlone/Richmond Greenways

Construction Begins April 4 to Connect Ohlone/Richmond Greenways

The City of Richmond is beginning work on Tuesday, April 4th, on the long-awaited gap closure project that will connect the Richmond and Ohlone Greenways.  During construction, the usual connection will be closed and unaccessible. Greenway users will be directed to the gravel path alongside the Target lot to connect to MacDonald Ave.  The... MORE 28 Mar

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