It’s generally acknowledged that Bike to Work Day was started by the League of American Bicyclists—then called the League of American Wheelmen—in 1956. Rumor has it (can anyone confirm this?) that in California the first Bike to Work Day event took place in San Diego circa 1993. What’s indisputable is that Bike East Bay, then […]
From East Bay Bicycle Coalition: Nominations Open for the 4th Annual Bike-Friendly Business Awards Submitted by Cynthia Armour on February 23, 2013 – 7:32am Every year, the EBBC recognizes three businesses that stand out for their commitment as a business or an employer to promoting bicycling. In 2012, Sunpower, Sungevity and Arbor Cafe were recognized […]
From EBBC: Join the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and hundreds of cyclists in wrapping up the excitement of Bike to Work Day with our biggest, most extravagent ever Bike Away from Work Party and celebration. The Bay Area’s biggest Bike to Work Day party culminates weeks of great bike events and […]
Bike to Work Day is underway in Alameda County, and this year’s riders already broke last year’s record by 12.3 percent. The Cities of Emeryville and Berkeley saw the largest increases, with 15 and 14 percent increases respectively. At one point, a quarter of street traffic at Sproul Plaza in the heart of Downtown Berkeley […]
It’s Bike Month, hurray! Time to get out there and join your fellow bike riders to celebrate this awesome travel device that also generates smiles, increases health, improves air quality, and fixes lots of other problems in cities. Every city and region in the state does Bike Month a little bit differently. Although National Bike […]
"Join the SF Bicycle Coalition for its biggest Volunteer Night of the year at our annual Bike to Work Day Bag Stuffing Party! We will stuff over 5,000 reusable Bike to Work Day shopping totes full of goodies. Enjoy good company, snacks, and dinner on us! Indoor bike parking, good folks, lots of fun."