Public Scoping Meeting for Richmond LBNL/UC Berkeley Research Facility

From EBBC:

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab issued a Notice of Preparation and Initial Study for their Richmond Bay Campus project on January 4. You may download it from The Initial Study mentions the Bay Trail a few times and talks about pedestrian and bicyclist connectivity without reference to the need for planned Bay Trail connections from S. 46th and 32nd Sts.

Public comments can be emailed to:
Jeff Philliber
Environmental Planner
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
One Cyclotron Road MS 76-225
Berkeley CA 94720


Proposed East Bay Bike-Share Sites Announced

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Berkeley Bicycle Subcommittee Meeting: Green Bike Lanes on Hearst Ave

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Berkeley Celebrates the Opening of a Beautiful New Bike Station

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Moving Beyond Cars: Films and Strategies for Livable Streets

From Transition Berkeley and The Ecology Center invite you to enjoy an evening of short films celebrating green transportation solutions from around the world and here in the Bay Area. Following the films will be a discussion brainstorming ways to encourage all of Berkeley to move beyond cars – to walk, bike and take public transit. Bring your ideas for […]

Today’s Headlines

Referendum to Block 8 Washington Qualifies for Nov 2013 Ballot (City Insider) SFBC: SFPD Falsely Telling Ticketed Cyclists That SFBC Has Called for Cyclist “Crack-Down” SFGate’s Recent “Daredevil” Bike Commuter Profile “Feeds Into Culture of Fear” (SF Weekly) More on Tomorrow’s BART Rush Hour Bike Ban Removal (SFGate) Traffic Concerns Over Proposed 706 Mission Tower and Museum Project (SF […]