Bike/Pedestrian Topic Listing
Pedestrian Master Plan - Adopted in June 2010, the Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan establishes specific goals and recommendations to ensure that walking in Berkeley is safe, attractive, easy, and convenient for people of all ages and abilities. Berkeley has a strong tradition of pedestrian travel; according to the U.S. Census Bureau, 2012 American Community Survey, about 17% of Berkeley adults walk to work on a daily basis as compared to the national, state, and Alameda County averages of approximately 3%. [more...]
Berkeley Bicycle Plan - The purpose of the Bicycle Plan is to make Berkeley a model bicycle-friendly city where bicycling is a safe, attractive, easy, and convenient form of transportation and recreation for people of all ages and bicycling abilities. The Plan includes goals, policies, and recommendations for bikeways, bicycle parking, promotion programs, and safety education programs. The bikeway costs, prioritization criteria, and list of funding sources in the Plan will help City staff, the City Council, and the community to determine where to focus our energy within the range of recommended bicycle projects and programs. [more...]
Street Safety in Berkeley - It's up to all of us to help make Berkeley's streets safer for everyone. Whether you are biking, walking, skateboarding, running or driving, being fully aware of your surrounding and understanding the rules of the road will help make everyone's trip safer. [more...]
Bicycling in Berkeley -
Measure B/BB Transportation Sales Tax and VehicleRegistration Fee Funding -
In November 2000, Alameda County voters approved Measure
B, a continuation of the county's half-cent transportation
sales tax through 2022. The Alameda County Transportation
Commission (Alameda CTC), which administers Measure B, developed an
expenditure plan with the following regional
- Expand mass transit programs,
- Fix aging highways,
- Maintain and improve local streets and roads,
- Improve bike and pedestrian safety, and
- Expand special transportation services for seniors and people
More information about Measure B is available at http://www.alamedactc.org/app_pages/view/4617.
In November 2014, Alameda County voters approved Measure
BB, authorizing an extension and augmentation of the
existing transportation sale tax (Measure B). Measure BB is
projected to generate approximately $8 billion in revenues from
April 2015 to March 2045 for transportation improvements for
Alameda County. Priorities are to:
- Expand BART, bus, ferry and rail services.
- Keep fares affordable for youth, seniors and people with
- Provide traffic relief by improving local streets and roads and
- Improve air quality and provide clean transportation by
expanding bicycle and pedestrian paths and the regional rail
- Create good jobs within Alameda County by requiring local
contracting and supporting community developments that improve
access to jobs and schools.
More information about Measure BB is available at http://www.alamedactc.org/app_pages/view/17260.
Bicycle Resources - Why Ride? [more...]
Bicycling and Walking Guide - There are many walking and biking paths throughout the City of Berkeley. Use one of the below resources to explore new places in this beautiful city. [more...]
Walking in Berkeley - [more...]
Walk Bikes on Sidewalk, Ride Bikes on Street -
The City of Berkeley has developed a pilot program designed to increase public safety and reduce conflicts between people walking and people biking and between people driving and people biking. The project's goal is to better inform people who walk, bike and drive that the Berkeley Municipal Code requires that bicycles be walked on the sidewalk or ridden on the street with traffic flow.