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Meet Your 2021 Board Candidates

Meet Your 2021 Board Candidates

Bike East Bay’s Annual Member Meeting and Election   When: Thursday, February 4,  from 6:00pm-7:00pm. We vote early, so please arrive promptly! Where: On Zoom - RSVP for all the details Who: Bike East Bay members (Not sure if your membership is current? Join or renew now, or get in touch: membership@bikeeastbay.org What Else: Bikey ... MORE 4 Jan
Quarry Lakes Parkway Advances as an Overbuilt Expressway

Quarry Lakes Parkway Advances as an Overbuilt Expressway

Outdated transportation planning moves forward in Union City, and Bike East Bay is pushing back. For two years we have been at the table advocating for better biking, walking, and transit access as Union City pushed forward an overbuilt expressway, once known as the East-West Connector, now called the Quarry Lakes Parkway. We’ll be meeting... MORE 1 Dec
Election Recap: Bright Spots and Big Work Ahead

Election Recap: Bright Spots and Big Work Ahead

It was a tough election: with reasons to celebrate, and much work ahead. Nationally, a divide continues which will likely stymie Federal efforts to help those most in need, much less approve transit funding or a new Federal transportation plan.  Despite inspirational organizing by progressive leaders statewide and locally, organized property... MORE 10 Nov
Pedalfest

Pedalfest

We wish we could gather, 20,000+ strong to dance, laugh, and play along the water in Jack London Square for bikey shenanigans at Pedalfest this year. Pedalfest is cancelled for 2020, but you can still make it a summer of bikey fun!  Check out the Pedalfest 2019 highlights! Take A Free Class Our free, award-winning bicycle education... MORE 17 Jul
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
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

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