Berkeley Bicycle Subcommittee Meeting: Buffered Bike Lanes on Tunnel Road

Agenda

On the agenda:

  • Tunnel Road buffered bike lanes
  • HAWK bike signal at Hillegass & Ashby
  • Berkeley Bicycle Plan update
  • Hearst Avenue Bikeway Project
  • New bike parking ordinance
  • Bike/ped pathways update

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