A project to make a dangerous, highly trafficked stretch of Milvia Street safer for cyclists is expected to wrap up in January.
Asphalt and car lanes would be replaced with grass, playgrounds, seating and eating areas — transforming what is now concrete into a pedestrian and bicycle pathway.
Berkeley’s Public Works Department has come up with various options for a redesign of Milvia Street, from Hearst Avenue to Blake Street, to make it safer for bicyclists and others traveling through downtown.
Pedal-assist electric bikes are coming to a Berkeley docking station near you. And they’re likely to be popular. In San Francisco, e-bikes get roughly three times as many rides as regular pedal bikes.
Electric-assist bikes are in San Francisco but you won’t be seeing them in Berkeley or Oakland for a while due to a deal struck with Ford GoBike’s parent company Motivate.
New lanes for bicycles and buses are coming to Bancroft Way, the southern border of the UC Berkeley campus, cycling advocates have announced.
Berkeley cyclists are slated to take to the streets Thursday for “Bike to Work Day” with “energizer stations,” a ride with the mayor, a happy hour after work, and more.
Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council unanimously approved, in concept, a 20-year vision to improve the city’s bicycling infrastructure.
Berkeley’s draft bicycle plan, released Aug. 29, is a good improvement over its current plan, and is better than most bicycle plans currently under development in other East Bay cities such as Concord, Pleasanton and Moraga. But Bike East Bay members and thousands of people who bicycle in Berkeley every day have higher expectations for […]
Students at Martin Luther King, Jr Middle School in North Berkeley will soon be able to walk and bike to school much more safely, thanks to a new protected intersection coming to the neighborhood. Over 22,000 cars pass through the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street everyday Thanks to a clever design by city staff, […]
A new “protected” bike lane — set off from vehicular traffic — has been completed this week in Berkeley on Fulton Street with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 8 a.m. Thursday just in time for Bike to Work Day. Advocacy group Bike East Bay, which has been pushing hard for the lane since last year, renewed […]
The proposed locations of 10 Berkeley bike-sharing stations are included in the first phase of Bay Area Bike Share’s expansion to the East Bay, announced Monday by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Motivate, the company that operates most of the major bike share systems in the US. Bay Area Bike Share plans to have at least […]