The shop began as an ‘experiment in cooperative ownership’ and has since taught a generation of Berkeleyans how to fix their bikes.
Berkeley’s first (legal) electric scooter rentals launching this week
Find out how many scooters and bikes are coming to Berkeley, and how you can report illegally parked vehicles.
Electric scooters, e-bike rentals finally get green light in Berkeley
Micromobility rentals could start later this year after the city approved a set of long-delayed regulations for the industry.
Ford GoBike to deploy 500 electric bikes in the East Bay
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.
Berkeley council says yes, for now, to electric scooters
Despite clear qualms, the Berkeley City Council said yes Tuesday to a staff proposal to bring shared electric scooters to Berkeley in 2019.
E-bike share will be slow coming to the East Bay due to restrictive deal
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.
After shared bikes, scooters: Berkeley wrestles with how to handle them
Neighboring cities have them, and shared scooters are being ridden and parked around Berkeley, but they are not technically permitted to be in the city.
Critics say Berkeley’s exclusive deal with bike share company limits competition
Wonder where rival bike, e-bike and scooter companies are? Berkeley’s requirements make operating tougher than in other cities.
Dockless, shareable bikes – some of them bright green – arrive in the East Bay
Berkeley-born LimeBike launches pilot programs for its dockless, shareable bikes in the East Bay
Op-ed: An urgent call for better bikeways in Berkeley
We are long time (20+ years) residents and business owners in Berkeley and are currently raising and educating our children here. Almost every day, my wife or I lead our two kids on bikes from our house near the Marin Circle to their elementary school, Berkeley Arts Magnet at Virginia and Milvia. We ride on […]
Bay Area Bike Share slated to expand to East Bay in 2016
Bay Area Bike Share in San Francisco: after some hiccups, the program should be running in the East Bay by 2016. Photo: Kathleen Costanza There may have been some bumps in the road, but Bay Area Bike Share is set to expand to Berkeley and the East Bay in 2016. In early April, officials announced […]
Mayor to focus on downtown, Telegraph, bike sharing, minimum wage, at State of the City address Wednesday
Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates will deliver his State of the City address Wednesday at Berkeley City College. Photo: Courtesy of Mayor Tom Bates Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates will focus on four topics Wednesday in his State of the City address: the renaissance of downtown, proposals to raise the minimum wage, the bike sharing program that is […]