EBBC: Telegraph Avenue Bike Advocacy Ride #2

From East Bay Bicycle Coalition:

Telegraph Avenue Bike Advocacy Ride #2

March 14, 2013 – 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Join us for a 2nd bike advocacy ride out on Telegraph Avenue. This time it’s an evening commute ride, which will help us assess our brilliant ideas at the peak of usage. We’ll meet at Awaken Cafe, at the corner of 15th & Broadway, at 4:45pm and ride out at 5:00pm. The ride will go up Telegraph Avenue, stopping along the way to discuss ideas such as cycle tracks, lane conversions, buffered bike lanes, better pavement, and more. Bring your friends who care about a better bicycling experience on Telegraph Avenue.


Oakland Council Approves Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph Ave

The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a road diet and parking-protected bike lanes to Telegraph Avenue, eliciting cheers from East Bay bike advocates. The vote allows the city to begin work on the first phase of the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets plan, which covers the segment between 41st and 19th Streets in downtown. Planners […]

Eyes on the Street: Telegraph Avenue Gets Green Paint

Telegraph Avenue in Oakland is finally getting its long-awaited separated bike lanes. Crews were out adding the first touches of green paint. In the next week or so, they will continue painting the section of Telegraph between 21st and 27th, Oakland’s first experiment with parking-separated bike lanes. Bike East Bay will have ambassadors on the […]

Tomorrow: Oakland Drops Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph Avenue

Oakland has dropped protected bike lanes from its draft proposals to redesign Telegraph Avenue, and the buffered bike lanes that are included would disappear at the most dangerous section, throwing people on bikes into mixed traffic with motor vehicles. The city will hold two open houses this week where the public can weigh in on the draft […]