Upcoming Events

May
23
Thu
8:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meet... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
May 23 @ 8:00 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[...]
May
24
Fri
6:30 pm Bike-In Movie – “Pee-wee’s Big A... @ Albany Community Center
Bike-In Movie – “Pee-wee’s Big A... @ Albany Community Center
May 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Bike-In Movie - "Pee-wee's Big Adventure" @ Albany Community Center
The City of Albany’s Recreation Department is getting into the spirit of Bike Month with a Bike in Movie! They will be showing “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure”  (PG), a family-friendly comedy about one man-child’s cross-country adventure[...]
May
25
Sat
12:00 pm “Pints With Purpose” – $1 from e... @ Wildcard Brewing
“Pints With Purpose” – $1 from e... @ Wildcard Brewing
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
"Pints With Purpose" - $1 from every pint or flight ALL DAY goes to AS&R "Bike Bike Rack" at Wildcard Brewing! @ Wildcard Brewing
We’re excited to have brand new local business Wildcard Brewing partner with Albany Strollers & Rollers on “Pints With Purpose,” their community fundraiser in which they help out local non-profits. In this Bike Month activity,[...]
Jun
1
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jun 1 @ 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[...]
Jun
21
Fri
6:30 pm 2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
2019 Bike About Town Family Rides @ Bikes On Solano
Grab your bikes and invite your friends & family – it’s time for the annual Bike About Town rides! Join the City of Albany’s Department of Recreation and a bunch of your fellow Rollers as we explore[...]
Jun
27
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Jun 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting - eat, drink & problem-solve!! @ 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?[...]
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Jun 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[...]
Jul
6
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jul 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? 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[...]

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.

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.

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

Cycling Route Paint and Signs Advancing

Albany has the second highest percentage of people biking to work of cities in Alameda County and the third or fourth highest in the Bay Area. People are voting with their wheels that Albany is a good place to ride.

For the last decade, Albany has focused on implementing complicated and/or expensive infrastructure projects that [read more…]

Traffic & Safety Meeting 10/24/2013

The Traffic & Safety Commission meeting on October 24th led to some results and news of interest to AS&R. Details below, but here are the highlights:

Complete Streets: The Commission approved the final plan and sent it on to the City Council. The controversial bus stop move is still included in the plan.

[read more…]

Access to Buchanan Street bicycle-pedestrian bridge

Project Update (February 13, 2013):

Aleida Andrino-Chavez (City of Albany’s Transportation Planner) provided us with this photo (sent by Ana Bernardes in Public Works who is overseeing the construction of the project). Please note the new, improved curb-cuts at Buchanan/Pierce where the new cycling ramp / plaza meets the street. Kudos to the City staff [read more…]

Video of the final Complete Streets presentation is available

Video of the final Complete Streets presentation is available: http://albanyca.granicus.com/MediaPlayer.php?view_id=4&clip_id=975

Complete Streets Design Process

You can get involved in an exciting project to plan the future of Albany’s two biggest streets.

The City of Albany is undertaking a Complete Streets process to develop plans for improving San Pablo Ave. and Buchanan St. The process will identify ways that the streets could be changed to better accommodate alternative modes of [read more…]

Serious issue with plans for Buchanan/Marin path project – speak out!

For more information and a map: http://www.albanystrollroll.org/current-projects/marinbuchanan-cycling-improvement/

The City is about to approve plans for a great project that will, among other things, bring a dedicated multi-use path to the south side of Buchanan/Marin all the way from San Pablo to Pierce St. It also includes bike lanes westbound on Buchanan/Marin and sharrows (share-the-road with [read more…]

Buchanan Street Bikeway/Traffic Calming

Below is an archive of previous reports on the Buchanan project, prior to 2012. Stay tuned for more.

The “Complete Streets” concept for Buchanan Street, as proposed by Preston Jordan, will be agendized at an upcoming Traffic & Safety Commission meeting. They have not set a date for this but it is a priority [read more…]