Upcoming Events

Nov
16
Sat
9:00 am Ride with Bike East Bay to the R... @ Richmond BART
Ride with Bike East Bay to the R... @ Richmond BART
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Ride with Bike East Bay to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Grand Opening! @ Richmond BART
Bike East Bay will lead a ride from Richmond BART to the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge for the opening day ribbon cutting ceremony, and you’re invited! We will meet outside the Richmond BART station on Nevin Plaza starting at[...]
10:00 am Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Multi... @ Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Multi... @ Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
Nov 16 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Multi-Use Path RIBBON CUTTING & KICKOFF RIDE! @ Richmond-San Rafael Bridge
After decades of waiting and advocating, the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge will FINALLY be accessible to rollers and strollers! The Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is scheduled to be at 10am. Bike East Bay is leading this ride[...]
Nov
20
Wed
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
Nov 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AS&R Meeting - You're Invited!
Have a gripe, an idea or some input about anything that would further cycling and pedestrian conditions here in Albany? Then join us at our next meeting (every other month – odd-numbered months) where we[...]
Dec
5
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Dec 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, drink & problem-solve!! @ Everest Kitchen
Come and talk about walking and cycling in Albany, while eating delicious Nepali & Indian food! All are invited. Got a gripe, question or idea that would make cycling or walking better? Hungry or thirsty?[...]
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Dec 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in Albany, and help improve things for cyclists and pedestrians in and[...]
Dec
7
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Dec 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Workshop @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley | Berkeley | California | United States
Want to ride more but don’t feel confident enough? Know anyone else who fits this description (partner, spouse, parent, teenage or older child?) Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay (with support from[...]
Jan
15
Wed
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AS&R Meeting - You're Invited!
Have a gripe, an idea or some input about anything that would further cycling and pedestrian conditions here in Albany? Then join us at our next meeting (every other month – odd-numbered months) where we[...]
Jan
23
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting, the Fourth Thursday of every month, is a great place to make your ideas known, find out about the transportation issues and projects in Albany, and help improve[...]

Discounts

Become an AS&R member and get discounts at local bike shops and businesses!

Blue Heron Bikes: 10% off parts and accessories.

Marie Bowser Acupuncture: 30% off your first visit.

Bikes on Solano: 10% off labor, parts and accessories.

Quad Republic Skate Co. 5% off SKATES, 10% off parts & accessories.

Offers are valid to members of Albany Strollers & Rollers and their households. Tell your friends!
Contact us with questions.

Adams and Kains Bikeways Pilot Approved

In the closest victory for biking in Albany in over ten years, the Council approved one-year bike boulevard pilots on Adams and Kains to be installed in the future pending funding. In the week of the climate strike and after having earlier in the same meeting considered the draft Climate Action and Adaptation Plan showing [read more…]

City Council acts on Solano Complete Streets

At the City Council meeting on July 15, 2019, the Council considered the Solano Complete Streets project and took some important steps. You can watch the video here.

Staff had recommended “that the Council accept the draft study with City Council directed refinements and direct staff to prepare a final study.” In the end, Councilmember [read more…]

Thanks for Another Terrific Bike to Work Day - Bike Month Rolls On!

Despite chilly temps, thanks to YOU, Albany Strollers & Rollers had a super successful Bike to Work Day!

Natalie took this great pic of some of AS&R’s volunteers at our Bike to Work Day information table!

Thanks to Rob from Blue Heron and Winston from Berkeley Bikes & Skateboards for being [read more…]

The Future of San Pablo Avenue

As if planning for the future of mid-Solano were not enough, the first public meeting regarding planning for the future of San Pablo Avenue took place in Albany a week ago last Thursday. Planning is really heating up as or because the planet is too.

The Alameda County Transportation Commission (Alameda CTC) as an agency [read more…]

Solano Complete Streets better alternative

AS&R has expressed disappointment in the Solano Complete Streets Draft Plan that was released in February 2019. The plan offered no improvements for people riding bikes on Solano Ave. We heard from many people that bikes don’t really belong on Solano Ave., there are good alternative east-west bike routes nearby, and if we want to [read more…]

Bike to Work Day Coordinator Needed - FOUND!

Standing Room Only at AS&R’s 2018 Bike to Work Day Energizer Station!courtesy Francesco Papalia

UPDATE – Elizabeth Vahlsing answered our call to co-coordinate 2019 Bike to Work Day!It’s the beginning of February, but advocates are already gearing up for Bike Month in May, and Bike to Work Day (BtWD) May 9, 2019. [read more…]

Thanks, Volunteers, Supporting Businesses & Organizations, for a Successful Solano Stroll!

AS&R volunteers parked hundreds of bikes at the 44th Annual Solano Stroll!Photo courtesy Amy

Albany Strollers & Rollers had another successful Solano Stroll (the 44th annual!) on Sunday, September 9th. Thanks to the many volunteers who were busy from 9am-5:30pm on a bluebird day, we parked more than 280 bicycles on our “Moved [read more…]

VOTE FOR AS&R FOR “BEST OF ALBANY COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD!” BY SEPTEMBER 19th!

Do you or your family use the many bike racks around town that AS&R has helped fund and install? Please vote for us for “Best of Albany Community Service Award!”

Hey gang, here’s your chance to acknowledge your favorite community service organization, us, Albany Strollers & Rollers! Every year the Albany Chamber of [read more…]

Another Successful & Fun Bike Month!

Standing Room Only at AS&R’s 2018 Bike to Work Day Energizer Station!courtesy Francesco Papalia

Bike Month 2018 is not quite over but we can report on the fun and successes that we all had, thanks to the volunteers at all the events! On May 4th Gjergji, Joan, Julie, Ken and Will stuffed 300 [read more…]

Gilman Intersection Improvement Designs

As part of the reconstruction of the Gilman Avenue interchange at I-80, an active transportation overpass of I-80 will be built to accommodate the vast majority of people that would bike or use sidewalks to the waterfront but not if they have to go along Gilman under the freeway. In order to make the approach [read more…]