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Bicycling in Berkeley

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Bicycles are an important mode of transportation in Berkeley. About 9.7% of employed Berkeley residents commute by bicycle, almost four times the Alameda County average and nearly five times the Bay Area average. Bicycles are also used for recreation, shopping, fun and other non-work trips (American Community Survey 2014).

Berkeley is a 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.



New - Bay Area Bike Share

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Berkeley is planning for a bike share launch in 2017! Bike share is used for short, one-way trips. 



Bicycle Boulevard General Information 

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The bicycle boulevard networks is a key piece to Berkeley's bicycle infrastructure and Berkeley's relatively high bicycle ridership. Learn more about where to access these safe, low-stress routes.


Berkeley Walking and Biking Maps and Guides 

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Citywide bicycle and walking maps, including Berkeley's many bike lanes and walking trails.



Bicycle Resources  

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Resources and information about bikes in Berkeley.



Preventing Bicycle Theft bike_with_lock_2

Unfortunately bicycle theft is common in Berkeley, Keep your bicycle safe with these tips.

  Bicycle Parking  

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Locate bike parking, bike lockers and bike stations in Berkeley. Request and check on requested bike rack locations. 



Berkeley Bicycle Plan  bike plan image

Berkeley's adopted policy and future improvement guideline to make Berkeley better for people biking.



Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety

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Read about practical bike and pedestrian safety tips as well as the latest research on bicycle safety.



Walk Bikes on Sidewalk, Ride Bikes on Street Pilot Program 

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The City of Berkeley developed a program designed to increase public safety and reduce conflicts between pedestrians and bicyclists and between motorists and bicyclists


Bicycle Registration 

Register your bike online so that your bicycle can be identified and retrieved if your bicycle is stolen




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