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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

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 after 34-year old Deontae Bush was killed on this same exact street. At that time... 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
Fremont Sets the Standard

Fremont Sets the Standard

    A new raised protected bike lane is open on Walnut Avenue in Fremont, and it’s a beauty. Extending more than a mile from Paseo Padre Parkway to Mission Boulevard, the state-of-the-art bike lane features bus boarding areas, bike counters, and not one but four fully protected intersections. With direct access to the BART station, Walnut... MORE 26 Jun
#BlackLivesMatter and Transportation Justice

#BlackLivesMatter and Transportation Justice

Dear Bike East Bay members and partners,  As protests continue across the nation, Bike East Bay mourns George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and many more Black lives lost to police and racially motivated violence in recent weeks and months. This is the same structural racism we see when police disproportionately stop and... MORE 2 Jun
Meet Your 2020 Board Candidates

Meet Your 2020 Board Candidates

Bike East Bay’s Annual Member Meeting and Election   When: Thursday, January 16,  from 6:30-8pm. We vote early, so please arrive promptly! Where: Sports Basement in Berkeley, 2727 Milvia Street Who: Bike East Bay members (Not sure if your membership is current? Join or renew now, or come a minute early to take care of it at the door.)... MORE 10 Dec
From No Long Rides, to Climate Ride

From No Long Rides, to Climate Ride

  Before 2019, Warren Wells had never ridden more than 40 miles on his bike in one day: “no hills, no multi-day trips, no clip in pedals, no lycra jerseys,” as he puts it. But, less than a year after moving to the Bay Area from Los Angeles, Warren was on his bike, setting off on Climate Ride: a five-day, 280 mile fundraising bike ride from... MORE 26 Nov

Ride Route to ShoreFest on Bay Day

This year on Bay Day, you can ride your bike to Save the Bay’s signature event in the East Bay: ShoreFest! October 5, 2019 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. MLK Shoreline Lat/long: 37.752639, -122.209272 This shoreline festival is perfect for those Bay Heroes who want to give back to the Bay on Bay Day. Help remove plastic straws, food wrappers and... MORE 21 Aug
Creating Community in Fremont, One Ride at a Time

Creating Community in Fremont, One Ride at a Time

Melissa Avery is a master at bringing together the human and physical infrastructure of bicycling in Fremont. Knowing the importance of personal connection, she leads rides for women at the local bike shop, commutes with her kids to school, and rides trails with the local scout troop on weekends. To work for permanent, improved bicycle... MORE 29 Jul
Top 5 Things To Do at Pedalfest

Top 5 Things To Do at Pedalfest

Top 5 Things to do at Pedalfest 2019 The East Bay’s biggest pedal-powered festival, Pedalfest, is coming up on August 3 from 11-5pm in Jack London Square. Brought to you by Bike East Bay, Dolan Law Firm and Lyft, from stunt shows to bike rodeos to the epic amphibious bike race, you don’t want to miss it! Need help deciding what to do at... MORE 24 Jul

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