Transportation Division
Transportation Division

Berkeley Bike Plan

The entire Berkeley Bicycle Plan can be downloaded here (as a PDF, 1.25MB/66 pages). 

The 2005 Update is available here (as a PDF, 790K/10 pages).

The City of Berkeley is committed to meeting its Climate Action Plan goals by creating a healthy and sustainable community.  Implementation of the Berkeley Bike Plan is an important component of the Climate Action Plan as it helps us reduce greenhouse gas emissions. An update on its implementation is available here (as a PDF, 193K/1 page).  Progress updates on other transportation goals of the Climate Action Plan, including expanding bicycle parking spaces and bicycle education, can be found here.


Table of Contents

Executive Summary

1 Introduction

  • Background
  • Existing Bicycle Use
  • Why Promote Bicycling?
  • Community Participation and Project History
  • Plan Adoption and Next Steps

2 Goals and Policies

  • Mission Statement
  • Goals
  • Berkeley’s General Plan and Other City Plans

3 Setting

  • Existing Bikeway and Street System
  • Overview of Problems
  • Illustration:

4 Bikeway Network and Bike Facilities

  • Introduction
  • Methodology to Select Network
  • Bikeway Definitions
  • Bikeway Network
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Ancillary Facilities
  • Bikeway Maps
  • Illustrations:

5 Bicycle Education and Safety

  • Introduction
  • Types and Targets of Education Programs
  • Existing Bicycle Education Programs in Berkeley
  • Programs for Child Bicyclists
  • Programs for Adult Bicyclists
  • Programs for Motorists
  • Programs for Law Enforcement Officials
  • Implementation

6 Bicycle Promotion Programs

  • Guidelines for a Bicycle Promotion Program in Berkeley
  • Implementation of a Bicycle Promotion Program

7 Implementation

  • Introduction
  • Implementation Steps
  • Bikeway Costs
  • Prioritization Criteria
  • Funding Sources
  • Additional Implementation Actions

Appendix F: Proposed and Existing Berkeley Bikeways Inventory

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