Upcoming Events

May
23
Wed
7:00 pm Community Meeting re. Safe Trave... @ Albany Senior Center
Community Meeting re. Safe Trave... @ Albany Senior Center
May 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Meeting re. Safe Travel on Ohlone Greenway @ Albany Senior Center | Albany | California | United States
Albany Community Action member Céline Wallace set up a meeting with 2 police departments hosted by Albany’s Mayor and Vice Mayor about safety on the Greenway. Céline organized this after her husband was held up at gunpoint[...]
May
24
Thu
7:00 pm Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Traffic & Safety Commission Meeting @ Council Chambers, City Hall
May 24 @ 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[...]
May
25
Fri
7:00 pm Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of... @ Albany Parklet
Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of... @ Albany Parklet
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bike-in Movie Night (Chariots of Fire) & Special Bike About Town @ Albany Parklet | Albany | California | United States
Join the City’s Recreation Department at the parklet in front of As You Wish Frozen Yogurt for an all-ages and all-abilities Bike About Town –  we will cruise around town as a group from 7-7:30[...]
May
30
Wed
5:00 pm Solano Avenue Complete Streets W... @ Flowerland & Community Center
Solano Avenue Complete Streets W... @ Flowerland & Community Center
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Solano Avenue Complete Streets Walk & Workshop @ Flowerland & Community Center | Albany | California | United States
Do you want Solano Avenue to be more walkable, bikeable and safe for all? The City of Albany is developing a Complete Streets and Corridor Revitalization Plan for Solano Avenue from Masonic Avenue to Tulare[...]
Jun
2
Sat
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Jun 2 @ 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[...]

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.

Gilman Overpass: What To Seek?

A year ago, AS&R sent a letter regarding active transportation elements of the proposed Gilman interchange project. It was joined by the Berkeley Climate Action Coalition’s Transportation Working Group, Bike East Bay, the Albany Berkeley Soccer Club, Berkeley Rhino Rugby Club, Berkeley Rugby Football Club, and Berkeley Lacrosse Club. Until two weeks ago, Alameda CTC, [read more…]

Be Seen & Safe with AS&R's Reflective Leg & Arm Bands!

Be seen while you pedal at night and keep your pants legs out of the chain with our new leg bands!

It gets dark early, and sometimes it even rains – so we all have to do more to BE SEEN BY DRIVERS! We got a new shipment in of AS&R’s great REFLECTIVE LEG [read more…]

Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s safety initiative. What is it? Go to ww.checkforbikes.org to find out more!

Sending or giving holiday cards or notes to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues?

The original “Check for Bikes” windshield/window cling reminds drivers to look for bicyclists before they open their door or make [read more…]

Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s safety initiative. What is it? Go to www.checkforbikes.org to find out more!

Sending out holiday cards or notes to your friends, family and colleagues?

The original “Check for Bikes” windshield/window cling reminds drivers to look for bicyclists before they open their door or make any sudden [read more…]

We need YOU at Bike Month Events!

Hi Strollers & Rollers – Do you enjoy riding on the new Buchanan Street Bikeway, under the underpass and to the Waterfront…where you lock your bike to the new bike racks? Do you ride or walk on the upgraded Ohlone Greenway? Do you use any of Albany’s “Bike Bike Racks” when you frequent our [read more…]

Exciting News About "Check for Bikes" Clings!

We’re excited to report that we have two new partners in our “Check for Bikes” safety initiative! Alameda County Transportation Commission wanted custom clings bearing the image of a woman on a bike. It’s wonderful to see this transportation agency helping spread the word to keep an eye out for bicyclists when you’re driving!

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Pass on the Gift of Bike Safety for the Holidays!

The original “Check for Bikes” cling, AS&R’s latest safety initiative. What is it?Go to http://checkforbikes.org/ to find out more!

Sending out holiday cards or notes to your friends, family and colleagues? Albany Strollers & Rollers member Lynn Eve Komaromi had a great idea about how to spread the gift of cycling safety by including [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.

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Missing Link Distributing "Check for Bikes" Clings!

Missing Link Bicycle Cooperative has been distributing our “Check for Bikes” clings, AS&R’s simple safety initiative designed to remind drivers to watch for cyclists before they open their door or make any other move. In July they bought 200 of them… they were such a hit that they recently ordered 300 more for distribution at [read more…]

Greenway Path - Now With Stripes

As pictured, striping has just been added to the reconstructed Greenway path segments. AS&R successfully advocated for the three-lane configuration that has been implemented. There is one cycling lane for each direction and a wider lane for walking.

With the implementation of this configuration, this portion of the Ohlone Greenway path joins the [read more…]