Yes on Oakland Measure U: Get involved to help

Yes on Oakland Measure U: Get involved to help Gearing up to pass Measure U on November 8. Sayyesoakland.org Measure U is an Oakland bond measure to address homelessness, create more affordable housing, make your streets safer and invest in parks, youth centers, libraries. It follows on Oakland’s successful Measure KK passed many years ago,... MORE 11 Oct

Public comments for Oakland, Alameda, and Dublin projects

There are public comment opportunities available for projects in Oakland, Alameda, and Dublin. Read below for more information. Oakland Bike East Bay encourages public comments in support for Build Alternative 2, which includes a new protected bikeway on Grand Ave through the 580 underpass with protected intersections on each end, and a... MORE 27 Sep

Berkeley Thumbs its Nose at Traffic Engineering “Standards”

In Berkeley, like in all cities, drivers are injuring and killing far too many people, but unlike any other city, Berkeley is ready to chart its own course for safer streets, again. On September 13, Councilmember Terry Taplin (District 2) introduces a Council resolution directing city staff to prioritize the safety of people walking and... MORE 13 Sep

San Leandro pop-up bikeway recap

“This is the best day of my life.”—Popup bikeway recap from San Leandro Three young boys pushed their scooters up and down the popup cycle track on Bancroft Ave at Toyon Park last Saturday, and after several up and downs, one kid hollered to the other two “this is the best day of my life.” By that measure alone, the popup was a success.... MORE 16 Aug

State Wins for East Bay Transportation Projects

Nearly $180 million in funding will flow to a variety of important public transportation projects across the region as part of a state grant competition. The funding was part of $800 million in grants statewide that the California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) announced on July 7. The Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP)... MORE 19 Jul

We're Hiring a Co-Executive Director of Mobility Justice

Bike East Bay’s staff and board of directors are both sad and excited to share that Executive Director Ginger Jui will be leaving their position at the end of the year. While we will sorely miss Ginger’s big laugh and enthusiastic leadership over the past eight years (including the last four as Executive Director), we don’t have to say... MORE 21 Jun

Residents Talk Bancroft and Williams with Student Ambassadors

Our summer student ambassadors continue to walk Bancroft Avenue and Williams Street in San Leandro, talking to residents about building a safe bikeway on each street. Before they wrap up their work this summer, they will be at the Bay Fair Center Farmer’s Market Saturday, August 21 and the Downtown San Leandro Farmer’s Market Wednesday, August 25... MORE 13 Aug
What ADA Access Issues Do You Have? Caltrans Wants to Know

What ADA Access Issues Do You Have? Caltrans Wants to Know

Caltrans is ramping up efforts to make state highways ADA accessible, including their sidewalks, curb ramps, bicycle facilities, parking, etc. Bike East Bay for years has advocated for traffic calming and worked with ADA advocates to ensure accessibility, and more recently worked on accessible protected bike lane designs and accessible... MORE 13 Aug
Bike East Bay Responds to Recent Fatalities

Bike East Bay Responds to Recent Fatalities

Serious traffic injuries and fatalities have dramatically increased in the East Bay during the pandemic. In just the past month, three people biking have been struck and killed by cars in Hayward, San Ramon, and Fremont. See below for ways to take action in your city to call for immediate safety improvements. However, more leadership is needed... MORE 4 Aug
Add Your Name: Letter for a Better Telegraph Ave.

Add Your Name: Letter for a Better Telegraph Ave.

  Ready to speak up for a safer Telegraph Avenue? Read our letter below and add your support to the letter today. Ready to speak up for a safer Telegraph Avenue? Add your name today. 23 Jun
Next Steps for the Niles Canyon Trail

Next Steps for the Niles Canyon Trail

The Niles Canyon Trail is a proposed six-mile trail that would connect the Niles District in Fremont and the unincorporated community of Sunol. Join the community meeting on March 11, 6:30pm to learn the latest and help plan the trail. Learn more at the community meeting on March 11. Last we talked, three options were up for consideration... MORE 1 Mar