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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
New Twists in Union City's East West Connector

New Twists in Union City's East West Connector

July 23, 2019 A year and a half ago, Bike East Bay joined with many on-the-ground organizations and local leaders in Union City to stop a highway robbery. The city was trying to divert voter-approved bike and transit funding to instead fund the East West Connector highway. As instructed, Union City has been using only local money to finish... MORE 23 Jul
Ready to Share? Scooter and Bike Share expanding in the East Bay.

Ready to Share? Scooter and Bike Share expanding in the East Bay.

July 9, 2019 Bike share has been adapting, and it’s been a year since scooter-share first came on the scene, so what’s next? Richmond, Fremont, Oakland, Berkeley, and Walnut Creek are all in the process of working out exactly that. Read on to learn what’s happening for bike and scooter share in your neighborhood. Scooter Share Oakland... MORE 9 Jul
Bike Month Wins in Fremont

Bike Month Wins in Fremont

In May, the City of Fremont earned a bronze Bicycle Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists. This news came just days after the City cut a ribbon on a new raised bikeway on BART Way, the first semi-raised bikeway in the East Bay. BART Way is also the first protected bike lane leading directly to a BART station... MORE 29 May
Protected Bike Lane Bonanza

Protected Bike Lane Bonanza

May 28, 2019 Oakland, Emeryville, and Berkeley all released protected bike lane designs last week and they are all looking pretty sweet. Or, as Bike East Bay Advocacy Director Dave Campbell puts it: “I have shockingly little to complain about!” Bike East Bay members spoke up at community meetings, provided feedback, and wrote elected... MORE 28 May
Bike Share Adapts

Bike Share Adapts

Photo: ​Clane Gessel Photography Adaptive Bikeshare is now available at Snow Park! Update: September 16, 2019 Calling riders of all abilities  – adaptive bikeshare is now available at Oakland’s Snow Park. Visit Snow Park, located at Harrison St & 19th St, Saturdays 10 AM - 4 PM or Wednesdays 11 AM - 5 PM and the friendly and... MORE 28 May
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

Each year a new star bike commuter is nominated in every county of the Bay Area. Do you know a great advocate who loves biking, encouraging others to ride, or is just committed to having a joyful daily commute by bike? We want to hear about it! Nominate your bike hero today! Read about the winners from past years: BCOY 2019 Awards... MORE 30 Jan

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