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Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

April 3, 2014 | 2:40 pm

Bay Area Bike Share May Expand to Oakland, Berkeley, Emeryville

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The MTC will vote next week on funding for the expansion to East Bay of popular program.

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Bay Bridge Bicycle Path Now Has Set Hours

November 1, 2013 | 8:27 am

Bay Bridge Bicycle Path Now Has Set Hours

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Previously open from “dawn to dusk,” the path now has hours of 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m

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Bikes on BART: The ‘Blackout’ Is Officially Over

October 24, 2013 | 2:59 pm

Bikes on BART: The ‘Blackout’ Is Officially Over

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The agency grants bike riders unlimited all-day access to the system’s trains — even during rush hour.

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Oakland Tries Experimental Bicycle Pathway

September 18, 2013 | 10:01 am

Oakland Tries Experimental Bicycle Pathway

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Oakland’s first green bicycle pathway was completed Saturday.

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San Francisco Cyclist to Get Probation, Community Service in Pedestrian Death

July 23, 2013 | 2:06 pm

San Francisco Cyclist to Get Probation, Community Service in Pedestrian Death

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San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon announced Tuesday a plea deal with Chris Bucchere, the Marin County bicyclist who notoriously ran over and killed 71-year-old Sutchi Hui at Market and Castro streets in March, 2012. Bucchere agreed to a charge of felony vehicular manslaughter, but will avoid jail time with a sentence of three years […]

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May 29, 2013 | 11:28 am

Bay Bridge Bike Path Bolts Break

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge has another bolt problem — this one involving the bicycle path, a newspaper reported Wednesday. Numerous bolts used to anchor the railing along the path have failed, forcing the California Department of Transportation to make plans to replace hundreds of the […]

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Oakland Makes Leap in Cycling Numbers

November 6, 2012 | 10:14 am

Oakland Makes Leap in Cycling Numbers

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(Bay City News) It’s not your imagination. There are more bikes on the road in Oakland than ever before and the numbers back it up. The U.S. Census Bureau released its 2011 American Community Survey data and it shows that of the 100 largest cities in the country, Oakland is seventh in the nation by […]

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Riders Split on BART’s Bike Ban

September 28, 2012 | 2:59 pm

Riders Split on BART’s Bike Ban

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A BART survey shows riders split on whether bicycles should be allowed on the trains heading into San Francisco during commute hours, the transit system said on Friday. BART lifted that restrictionevery Friday in August as an experiment and surveyed riders about the experience. The poll found riders evenly divided, with 37% wanting to keep […]

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How Social Media Can Help Recover Stolen Property

August 13, 2012 | 10:28 am

How Social Media Can Help Recover Stolen Property

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Still pining over that bicycle, cell phone or laptop that was stolen from you a few years back? Don’t fret – you still may be able to recover your property using the Internet. Police and some theft victims have found that they can track and locate lost and stolen items through their Facebook and Twitter […]

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Riders Support Bikes on BART During Commute

August 3, 2012 | 12:19 pm

Riders Support Bikes on BART During Commute

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No big problems were reported and some riders expressed support for bikes on BART trains during the morning commute Friday. BART prohibits bikes on board in commute directions during rush hour, but as an experiment is making an exception on Fridays for the month of August. KQED’s Andrew Stelzer rode with his bike during today’s […]

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