Sunday Streets Berkeley

Livable Berkeley, Downtown Berkeley Association, North Shattuck Association and the City of Berkeley collaborate to transform the nearly two miles of the city’s main thoroughfare into temporary park for six hours of fun for all.

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Berkeley City Council Hesitates to Fund More Sunday Streets Events

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Berkeley residents are clamoring for more street openings following the city’s first Sunday Streets event last October, where an estimated 43,000 people enjoyed 17 car-free blocks of Shattuck Avenue. But the Berkeley City Council has been hesitant to make a full commitment to bring back the events on a regular basis. Livable Berkeley, the sponsor of […]

BART District 7 Board Candidates Forum

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From Mercury News: A collection of Oakland civic groups plan to host a forum next month for candidates for the BART governing board in District 7 in the Nov. 6 election. BART District 7 covers most of West Contra Costa County as well as Emeryville and sections of Albany, Berkeley, Oakland and San Francisco. The […]

Berkeley Embraces Its Inaugural Sunday Streets on Car-Free Shattuck Ave

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Seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue, normally one of Berkeley’s most traffic-clogged streets, were filled with an estimated 30,000 to 40,000 people walking, biking and skating for the debut of Sunday Streets Berkeley this weekend. “It was a huge success,” said Erin Rhoades, executive director of Livable Berkeley, one of the event’s main organizers. “It’s evidence […]

38th Annual Solano Stroll, Albany

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From Solano Ave Association: Since 1974, The merchants, restaurants, and professionals, as well as the twin cities of Albany and Berkeley CA, have hosted the Solano Avenue Stroll, the east bay’s largest street festival! The Solano Avenue Merchants Association invites you to come and see what makes Solano Avenue such a wonderful place. Over five […]

This Week: Get Your Pedals Ready for Bike to Work Day

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Bike to Work Day is coming up later this week — don’t miss out on the perks and festivities for bike commuters around the Bay Area. If it’s your first time making the two-wheeled trip to work, you can hop on a commuter convoy in your neighborhood. Also, a heads up for next Monday: the […]