A 74-year-old Berkeley cyclist was sent to the hospital after a driver hit him and fled the scene Saturday afternoon.
The city of Berkeley is in negotiations over who will pay for the labor to replace streetlights systemwide due to elevated failure rates observed over the past year, Berkeleyside has learned.
Berkeley had at least 30 injury crashes involving pedestrians or cyclists in January, according to data released this week.
Pedal-assist electric bikes are coming to a Berkeley docking station near you. And they're likely to be popular. In San Francisco, e-bikes get roughly three times as many rides as regular pedal bikes.
More than two months after a neighborhood outcry over the fate of trees and plants in Berkeley's traffic circles, the city has not yet decided what role neighbors may play in tending them in the future.
Neighboring cities have them, and shared scooters are being ridden and parked around Berkeley, but they are not technically permitted to be in the city.
The "pedestrian hybrid beacon" is the first of its kind in Berkeley and is meant to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.
In response to a significant community outcry, the city has taken a step back from a plan to remove "any and all trees" from the 60 or so traffic circles in Berkeley.
Wonder where rival bike, e-bike and scooter companies are? Berkeley's requirements make operating tougher than in other cities.
Peter Rich, who opened Velo Sport on University Avenue, was instrumental in furthering the career of Greg LeMond, the only American to have won the Tour de France, and others.
Berkeley-born LimeBike launches pilot programs for its dockless, shareable bikes in the East Bay
Using over-sized scissors, Berkeley officials on Friday opened a model 'Complete Streets' project that should make cyclists, drivers, transit-users and pedestrians very happy.