Upcoming Events

Sep
27
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Sep 27 @ 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[...]
Oct
6
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Oct 6 @ 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? Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay (with support from the UC Berkeley Police Department.) Learn basic rules of the road, how to share[...]
Oct
7
Sun
8:00 am Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Albany Community Triathlon @ Memorial Park | Albany | California | United States
Want to test your cycling, running and swimming skills in a low-key setting, while helping AHS & AMS sports teams in the process? Come on down to Memorial Park on October 7th for the Albany[...]
Oct
11
Thu
6:30 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Albany YMCA annex
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Albany YMCA annex
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Workshop in Albany! @ Albany YMCA annex | Albany | California | United States
Want to ride more but don’t feel confident enough? Here’s a FREE bicycle skills class, courtesy of Bike East Bay…and it’s RIGHT HERE IN ALBANY!! Learn basic rules of the road, how to share the road with[...]
Oct
25
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – new & ... @ Everest Kitchen
Oct 25 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting - new & delicious location!! @ Everest Kitchen | Albany | California | United States
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?[...]

Discounts

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

Berkeley Bikes and Skateboards: 15% off labor, parts and accessories.

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

Marie Bowser Acupuncture: 25% on all visits.

Blue Heron Bikes: 10% off parts and accessories.

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

Ohlone Greenway 3-Lane Path Petition

Here on the Minneapolis Midtown Greenway you see a very high level of compliance, meaning that cyclists, walkers and runners tend to stay in their designated lanes

As relayed in the July 23rd announcement, AS&R is advocating for the new, wider Ohlone Greenway path to be striped for three lanes rather than two. Striping [read more…]

CIP, paint and signs update

City staff informed Strollers & Rollers about an hour ago that it will be recommending continuing the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) adoption to the September 4th Council meeting. It would be surprising if the Council did not concur with this recommendation, so there will likely be no decision on the CIP tonight.

Staff noted the [read more…]

CIP, paint and signs

[From Preston Jordan]

The following message was sent today regarding the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) adoption on the Council agenda as item 6-3 tomorrow night. AS&R tried to get this Plan to include implementation of paint and sign improvements on cycling routes in 2010 with no success, and is trying again this year (the CIP [read more…]

Election 2010: City Council Candidates Respond to ASR

Joanne Wile did not answer the questionnaire.

Marge Atkinson states in response to question 11 that there is a cycling/walking master planning workshop on October 25th. Please note the workshop is actually on October 23rd from 9 to 4 at city hall.

Marge Atkinson’s response failed to note she voted against the upcoming Pierce Street [read more…]