Transportation Division
Transportation Division
Downtown Berkeley Walking
Walking in Berkeley  

The City of Berkeley is committed to making walking in Berkeley safe, attractive, easy and convenient for people of all ages and abilities.

Berkeley has a very high percentage of residents who walk to work. Nearly 15% of Berkeley commuters walk to and from work, the 3rd highest rate in the Bay Area. In addition, many Berkeley residents walk for pleasure and for non-work related trips.

Berkeley is also a very safe place to bike and walk.  When indexed by its high rates of walking and cycling, Berkeley ranks as the safest city with a population over 60,000 in California for both walking and biking.


Pedestrian Master Plan 

Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan 2010Adopted in 2010, The Berkeley Pedestrian Master Plan establishes specific goals andrecommendations to ensure walking is safe, attractive and easy for people in Berkeley.
  Walking and Biking Maps Maps

TBerkeley! Biking and walking maphere are many walking and biking paths throughout the City of Berkeley. Use one or more of the map resources to explore new places in this beautiful city.

Berkeley Path Wanderers Association 

Berkeley Path Wanderers AssociationBPWA is a grassroots volunteer group of community members who have come together to increase the public awareness of the City of Berkeley's pathways.

   Street Safety in Berkeley 

We all have a joint responsibility in making Berkeley's streets safer for all users. See walking safety tips and more.

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