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Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

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Bike/Pedestrian Topic Listing

Pedestrian Plan 2020 - The Berkeley 2020 Pedestrian Plan (the Plan) establishes a clear path forward for pedestrian infrastructure improvements by focusing its recommendations and goals squarely on equity and safety. The vision of the Plan is that “Berkeley is a model walkable city where traveling on foot or with an assistive device is safe, comfortable, and convenient for people of all races, ethnicities, incomes, ages, and abilities”. [more...]

Berkeley Bicycle Plan  - 2017 Berkeley Bicycle Plan - Cover [more...]

Addison Street Bicycle Boulevard Project  - Project Overview [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 -

bikes in berkeley


Measure B/BB Transportation Sales Tax and VehicleRegistration Fee Funding -

 In November 2000, Alameda County voters approved MeasureACTC Logo
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
    with disabilities.

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
    highway corridors. 
  • 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? bike to work day 2 [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.   


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