Campbell showed bicyclists how to organize to make streets safer for everyone. And he made advocacy fun.
Caltrans installed a crossing signal earlier this year at the intersection where the crash happened, but hasn’t activated it.
Several cities across the country are rethinking right on red amid an increase in serious traffic crashes.
A creative, compassionate Buddhist, Young was an expert in chronic pain and formed a nonprofit for veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
Friends, neighbors and safe street advocates gathered to commemorate the Marine veteran who lost both legs in Vietnam and his life in downtown Berkeley.
William Evans, 72, was hit at the intersection of Shattuck Avenue and Bancroft Way late Thursday morning.
Neither the woman nor her son suffered major injuries and the driver stayed at the scene afterward, police said.
Organizers of the monthly rides — which often traverse Oakland and Berkeley — say it’s just another example of aggressive behavior by people behind the wheel.
According to BPD, 145 people sustained moderate or serious injuries in 141 crashes in 2021 involving cyclists or pedestrians. Five others died.
The 22-year-old woman’s condition was unavailable this week, but preliminary reports indicated that she sustained a possibly severe head injury.
The woman spent four days in the intensive care unit at Highland Hospital.
An SUV overturned after colliding with a cyclist who was part of a group ride through Berkeley.