Berkeley cyclists are slated to take to the streets Thursday for "Bike to Work Day" with "energizer stations," a ride with the mayor, a happy hour after work, and more.
Tuesday night, the Berkeley City Council unanimously approved, in concept, a 20-year vision to improve the city's bicycling infrastructure.
A collision in central Berkeley sent a young cyclist to the hospital with moderate injuries Friday morning, authorities report.
The car crash that killed 78-year-old Joseph Hurlimann on his bike last month was caused by neither speed nor impairment, authorities said Thursday.
The memorial was created by members of the community for a man few, if any, knew personally — although the Berkeley native was much loved by those who did know him.
For the vast majority of people in Berkeley, especially families, the new Bicycle Plan would make it safer and easier to get around the city by bike.
"Berkeley has lost one of its sweetest old characters."
Authorities are on the scene Wednesday morning after a crash involving a vehicle and cyclist that left the cyclist dead.
No one expected Meg Schwarzman to survive.
Update, Nov. 15, 1:56 p.m. BFD has confirmed that a male cyclist who was not wearing a helmet was struck by a car Monday night. He “had a possible significant injury,” authorities said. The Berkeley Fire Department took him to the hospital.
Update, Thursday, 1:30 p.m. BPD is looking for witnesses to the crash. Authorities ask anyone who saw the collision to call Sgt. Emily Murphy at 510-981-5982 or email her at email@example.com.
Berkeley’s draft bicycle plan, released Aug. 29, is a good improvement over its current plan, and is better than most bicycle plans currently under development in other East Bay cities such as Concord, Pleasanton and Moraga. But Bike East Bay members and thousands of people who bicycle in Berkeley every day have higher expectations for the number 2 city in the US for bike commuting.
Students at Martin Luther King, Jr Middle School in North Berkeley will soon be able to walk and bike to school much more safely, thanks to a new protected intersection coming to the neighborhood. Over 22,000 cars pass through the intersection of The Alameda and Hopkins Street everyday
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