The February issue of Bike Walk Alameda Action Newsletter is out – Read all about the fun volunteer opportunities for our Bike to Work Day event happening on May 11, 2017, the results of BWA’s 10-year anniversary counts of bicyclist and pedestrians traveling between Alameda and Oakland, the National Bike Summit, the Alameda Bike Festival and more!
Bike Walk Alameda is excited to announce that Bike to Work Day is happening on May 11, 2017. Mark your calendars for our yearly event celebrating the community and our love of biking!
This event is made possible every year with the generous help of volunteers and we’re looking for biking enthusiasts to join our Bike to Work Day volunteer team! We’re looking for people like you to help us create a day full of community and biking.
We’re looking for volunteers who are interested in any and all tasks that help us create an amazing Bike to Work Day. Here are some ideas of ways you can help:
- Hang posters for the event around Alameda
- Volunteer at our annual Bike Home from Work Event
- Work at one of our five energizer stations to pass out bags and sign people up for memberships
- Stuff bags for Bike to Work Day
- Take photos
- Transport food and refreshments for the event
- And much more!
Bicyclists are appreciative of volunteers and the work they do to make this day run seamlessly. Volunteers will also get some amazing free stuff like t-shirts and snacks!
If you are interested in volunteering for Bike to Work Day 2017 great, please fill out this short volunteer form here.
Despite its key location, Posey Tube’s inadequacies stunt bicycle and pedestrian traffic growth
Bike Walk Alameda recently conducted counts of bicyclists and pedestrians traveling between Alameda and Oakland at two separate locations. Having done the very same audit in the fall of 2006, these counts offer interesting insights into how biking and walking patterns have changed in these locations over the last ten years. Read the full report.
The January issue of Bike Walk Alameda Action Newsletter is out – Read about how $7.3 million was recently secured for the Central Avenue complete street project, the importance of daylighting dangerous intersections, a new bus service on Buena Vista Avenue and more!
Please consider a tax-deductible one time or recurring donation to help support our mission of making Alameda a safer and more enjoyable place to walk and bike. When you donate to Bike Walk Alameda, you also let the community know that you support safer streets. We rely on donations and memberships to help keep our organization healthy.
Thank you, we appreciate your support!