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Family Cycling Fun this Spring

Family Cycling Fun this Spring

Last weekend instructors from our award-winning Bike East Bay education program loaded up our Family Cycling Rodeo kit into a ZipCar cargo van and headed for Fremont’s Earth Day Fest, where 90 parents and kids got on bikes with us and learned safe riding skills by playing fun games. Thanks to ZipCar for their support of this program by... MORE 22 Apr
Close the Gap on Telegraph

Close the Gap on Telegraph

  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 In December, your support helped win better bike lanes on Telegraph - pushing us closer to a connected network of great bike lanes. Now, the Oakland Department of Transportation (OakDOT) is busy finalizing design details for continuous bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue, including new protected bike lanes in Temescal... MORE 5 Mar
35th Avenue: Enough is Enough

35th Avenue: Enough is Enough

Photo: A pedestrian crossing 35th Avenue. (Jane Tyska/Bay Area News Group). On January 2nd, a 14-year old boy was struck on his bicycle in a hit-and-run on 35th Avenue by the Fruitvale BART station, dragged for four blocks, and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. Just six months ago, Bike East Bay put out a fierce call for change... MORE 8 Jan
A Green Light for Protected Lanes on Telegraph

A Green Light for Protected Lanes on Telegraph

Updated Monday, December 17, 2018 On Friday, Oakland City Council unanimously approved protected bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue in the Temescal District. Not only that: the council directed staff to implement additional improvements to Telegraph Avenue through the Koreatown Northgate (KONO) District, and to create a plan to close the gap... MORE 17 Dec
Final Countdown: Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph

Final Countdown: Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph

Friday, December 14 update here.  Telegraph Avenue protected bike lane project in the Temescal barely survived Oakland Public Works Committee this week and now to full Oakland City Council December 11, but did not get heard due to a super long agenda. Telegraph Avenue has been continued to Friday, December 14, 11:00am, but probably won’t... MORE 27 Nov
Reimagine 14th Street

Reimagine 14th Street

May 14, 2019. Photo: Oakland Department of Transportation. Join neighbors along 14th Street at Oakland DOT’s community meeting May 21 to learn more about plans for a safer 14th Street in downtown Oakland, with protected bike lanes. OakDOT particularly wants local business and neighbor input on curb management and parking and art and ... MORE 14 May

2019 Winners of the Bike Commuter of the Year Award

Congratulations to the Alameda and Contra Costa counties Bike Commuters of the Year! Carol Lahti of Albany and John Cunningham of Lamorinda impressed us with their commitment to biking as a way to inspire others and bring awareness to infrastructure needs. Meet them below! You’re a winner too: Join the fun by pledging to ride on Bike to Work... MORE 19 Apr
Bike (A New Way) to Work

Bike (A New Way) to Work

Want to try riding to work, but not sure of a good route? Check out these East Bay favorites! If it’s your first time riding to work, we suggest giving the route a try on a weekend first. With these routes, you can join other bike commuters at one of more than 140 Energizer Stations on May 9th: the biggest bike day of the year! Share on social... MORE 1 Apr
Scraper Bike Shed Expands

Scraper Bike Shed Expands

February 19, 2019 Last week, The Scraper Bike Team expanded hours of operation at The Shed, their bike build & bike repair program at MLK Jr Library on 69th Avenue in East Oakland. Now, every Wednesday-Saturday, 3:00-6:00pm, residents are welcome to come by for some “each one, teach one” bike repair help led by Generals of The Scraper... MORE 19 Feb
Bike Commuter of the Year

Bike Commuter of the Year

Each year a new star bike commuter is nominated in every county of the Bay Area, in anticipation of Bike to Work Day. You can be a winner too! Join the fun by pledging to ride on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 9.  Read about the winners from past years: BCOY 2018 Awards: Jeffrey Buell & Laura Davis BCOY 2017 Awards: Isabella... MORE 30 Jan
Meet Your 2019 Board Candidates

Meet Your 2019 Board Candidates

You’ll have a chance to mix and mingle with current members, the current board and our 2019 candidates at the annual Bike East Bay Member Meeting on December 5. Get a sneak peek at what the candidates on the ballot have to offer below, and meet them in person on the 5th! Kristi Marleau Kristi Marleau lives in Dublin with her husband and... MORE 27 Nov
Bike Friendly Driver Classes in the East Bay

Bike Friendly Driver Classes in the East Bay

Our streets are changing fast, with new and upgraded bikeways being installed all over the East Bay. Protected bike lanes, bike signals, turn boxes, and protected intersections are among the newer treatments we are advocating for to make bicycling more accessible for people of all ages and abilities. However, driver training hasn’t kept up,... MORE 12 Nov

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