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Stand Together for Berkeley Bike Plan

Stand Together for Berkeley Bike Plan

Even in bike-friendly Berkeley, opponents are organizing against protected bike facilities in the proposed Berkeley Bike Plan, just weeks before it goes to a vote February 28 at Berkeley City Council. We need your help organizing support: 20 protected bike lanes and 9 protected intersections are at risk of being removed from the bike plan. ... MORE 1 Feb
New Flex Posts in, Signage Coming to Telegraph Avenue

New Flex Posts in, Signage Coming to Telegraph Avenue

It’s remarkable what a fresh coat of paint can do. Eight months after Oakland painted parking protected bike lanes on Telegraph Avenue, a new City report says biking and walking are up, crashes are down, and drivers are finally going the speed limit. The vast majority of bicyclists (79%) on the street report feeling safer and 52% of them are... MORE 24 Feb
Ask for Better Bike Access at East Dublin BART

Ask for Better Bike Access at East Dublin BART

Dublin/Pleasanton BART needs better bike access, not just a new parking garage. Thanks to a request by Bike East Bay, BART’s Board gave staff 90 days to come up with a better plan that includes biking and walking improvements as part of a new parking garage project. We are asking that the plan: Help people cross Dublin Boulevard by building... MORE 21 Feb
Now Hiring: Fremont Bike Ambassador

Now Hiring: Fremont Bike Ambassador

Join the Bike East Bay team this spring Apply by February 27 Role Be Bike East Bay’s bike ambassador in Fremont during Bike Month (May) Organize two bike rides in Fremont Table at an Energizer Station on Bike to Work Day (May 11)  Promote and attend local events Stipend: $800 Bike East Bay is seeking an outgoing, engaging... MORE 10 Feb
Nominations Open for 2017 Bike-Friendly Business Awards

Nominations Open for 2017 Bike-Friendly Business Awards

Every year, Bike East Bay recognizes businesses that go above and beyond in encouraging their employees or customers to ride bikes. These Bike-Friendly Business Awards highlight the accomplishments of three East Bay companies and encourage others to follow their example.     Businesses stand to benefit from bicycling in several ways.... MORE 7 Feb
Now Hiring: Membership Assistant (Temporary)

Now Hiring: Membership Assistant (Temporary)

Join the Bike East Bay team this spring Apply by February 15 to start ASAP Role The Membership Assistant is responsible for keeping accurate records of membership payments and donations in Bike East Bay’s member database and preparing membership packets and thank you letters for new and renewing members. The Membership Assistant will be... MORE 1 Feb
Future of Adeline Street in Berkeley

Future of Adeline Street in Berkeley

This past weekend, City staff and new District 3 Councilmember Ben Bartlett welcomed a crowd of over 50 residents to the Ed Roberts Campus to see some of the creative ideas neighbors have suggested for Adeline Street in Berkeley. Three design concepts were presented and attendees had a lot of opinions. The goal is to re-imagine Adeline as a... MORE 1 Feb
Now Hiring: Business Partnerships Intern

Now Hiring: Business Partnerships Intern

Join the Bike East Bay team this spring Apply by February 13 Role Research medium- and large-sized employers to target for Bike to Work Day outreach Make contact with human resources/employee benefits contacts at these businesses Create a list of 300+ business contacts Stipend: $1,400 Bike East Bay is seeking a motivated,... MORE 23 Jan
Now Hiring: Outreach Intern

Now Hiring: Outreach Intern

Join the Bike East Bay team this spring Apply by February 15 Role Create a public calendar of Bike Month events  Schedule a presence for Bike East Bay at outreach events Represent Bike East Bay at public events leading up to Bike to Work Day Stipend: $1,200 Bike East Bay is seeking an outgoing, engaging and fun Outreach Intern... MORE 23 Jan
Oakland High Students Share Safety Concerns on Park Blvd

Oakland High Students Share Safety Concerns on Park Blvd

Numerous Oakland High School students and staff joined a handful of members of Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and Bike East Bay to discuss safety issues on Park Blvd and around Oakland High School at our focus workshop on January 17. A good crowd met OakDOT’s Director and several staff members, and OakDOT appreciated hearing firsthand from... MORE 22 Jan
Fremont Takes Action with 20 Projects in 20 Months

Fremont Takes Action with 20 Projects in 20 Months

The City of Fremont is taking great strides towards a more bike friendly future. In 2015, the City adopted a Vision Zero policy. In 2016, staff launched a “20 projects in 20 months” action plan which is in full swing.  You might have already noticed some projects as you ride around town. Buffers were added to bike lanes on Washington Blvd, ... MORE 17 Jan
Richmond City Council Approves Carlson Crosstown Connection

Richmond City Council Approves Carlson Crosstown Connection

Tuesday December 20, Richmond City Council showed its commitment to improving the safety and health of residents by voting to start construction on the Carlson Crosstown Connection project. The new Carlson Blvd will make it easier for people to cross and bike along the street by narrowing the street and slowing speeding traffic - which currently... MORE 22 Dec

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