WOBO Presents: An Evening with Willie Weir

"Head across the Bay for a Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) fundraiser
featuring Willie Weir, world-traveling cyclist, author, and Adventure
Cycling columnist. Hear tales from Travels with Willie, which
Bicycling magazine says, ‘…is one of the rare bike books that gets it
right.’"

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WOBO Presents: An Evening With Willie Weir

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"Willie Weir, world-traveling cyclist, author, and columnist in Adventure Cycling magazine, is coming to Oakland! Call him cheap, frugal, a tightwad or an initiator of kindness, Willie Weir knows how to get the most bang for his bucks when it comes to traveling the world – whether it’s giving the world’s cheapest engagement ring, protesting […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week is packed with livable streets events: there are seven on Tuesday alone! Be sure to check the Streetsblog calendar for a full list. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: TransForm TransForum: Is a ballot initiative the right way to protect state transit funds? Learn about a proposed statewide ballot initiative that would seek […]
Chris Hwang, President of Walk Oakland Bike Oakland. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Checking out Oakland Bike Infrastructure with WOBO

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Streetsblog did a survey tour of Oakland bike infrastructure last Friday with Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) president Chris Hwang. The group’s mission statement, from its web page, is a familiar one for safe-streets advocates: “We want every person who lives, plays, and works in Oakland to feel safe and comfortable walking and bicycling, and that they know how to […]

Two Local Bicycle Advocacy Groups Honored With National Awards

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Not to be outdone by the movie industry’s much-ballyhooed awards season, The Alliance for Biking and Walking, a North American coalition of 140 bicycle and pedestrian organizations, recently announced its 2010 Advocacy Awards and two of the winners are from the Bay Area. Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) received the 2010 Campaign Award for its […]