Bay Area Bikes Holiday Bazaar

From EBBC:

Shop for the perfect bike themed gift at Bay Area Bikes’ gift bazaar. Local artisans, including Oakland’s own B. Spoke Tailor will be showing their wares. Wine and munchies served too.

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EBBC: Rosie the Riveter Ride

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From East Bay Bicycle Coalition: To celebrate International Women’s Day our Executive Director, Renee Rivera, and board member and owner of Bay Area Bikes, Glenda Barnhart, will co-lead a fun social-paced ride from downtown Oakland to the Rosie the Riveter Museum in Richmond. We will learn about our local history of women working on the […]

Bay Area Bike Share to Launch August 29 (Not 28)

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The official launch date for Bay Area Bike Share is Thursday, August 29, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced today. The BAAQMD corrected the August 28 date announced yesterday by the Valley Transportation Authority and reported in some media outlets. In a statement, Mayor Ed Lee called the launch “the first step in our […]

Bay Area Bike Share to Expand to 7,000 Bikes By 2017

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Bay Area Bike Share will expand to a 7,000-bike system over the next two years and venture into Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville. San Francisco’s system will dramatically increase to 4,500 bikes, and San Jose’s will expand to 1,000. The mayors of all five cities announced the expansion today along with Motivate, the system’s operator (formerly known as […]
Advocates and community members get an update on Bike Share at the Excelsior Library. Photo: Streetsblog

Bay Area Bike Share Outreach in the Excelsior

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Last night ten people attended a Bay Area Bike Share meeting at the Excelsior Branch Library on Mission. The meeting was designed to solicit input from the public about preferred locations to place bike stations. It’s part of a ten-fold expansion of  the program, which will eventually end up with 7,000 bikes across the Bay […]