Upcoming Events

Jun
5
Sun
10:00 am FREE Bike East Bay Family Cyclin... @ UC Village Community Center (Parking Lot)
FREE Bike East Bay Family Cyclin... @ UC Village Community Center (Parking Lot)
Jun 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
FREE Bike East Bay Family Cycling Workshop in ALBANY!! @ UC Village Community Center (Parking Lot)
We are pleased to announce our fiscal sponsor, Bike East Bay, will hold another Family Cycling Workshop in Albany on June 5, 2022!! The workshop will be held from 10:00am – 12:30pm at UC Village[...]
Jun
23
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – Eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – Eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Jun 23 @ 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 Nepalese & Indian food in Everest Kitchen’s Parklet! All are invited. Got a gripe, question or idea that would make cycling or walking[...]
7:00 pm Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Transportation 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 things for[...]
Jul
4
Mon
11:00 am El Cerrito “WorldOne” 4th of Jul... @ Cerrito Vista Park
El Cerrito “WorldOne” 4th of Jul... @ Cerrito Vista Park
Jul 4 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
El Cerrito "WorldOne" 4th of July Festival @ Cerrito Vista Park
The City of El Cerrito WorldOne 4th of July Festival on Monday, July 4th from 11am to 5pm features world-class live music provided by WorldOne entertainment. Vendor and information booths include every department in the[...]
Jul
14
Thu
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited to... @ St. Alban's Episcopal Church
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited to... @ St. Alban's Episcopal Church
Jul 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
AS&R Meeting - You're Invited to Join Virtually! @ St. Alban's Episcopal Church
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[...]
Jul
28
Thu
7:00 pm Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Jul 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Transportation 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 things for[...]
Aug
25
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – Eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – Eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Aug 25 @ 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 Nepalese & Indian food in Everest Kitchen’s Parklet! All are invited. Got a gripe, question or idea that would make cycling or walking[...]
7:00 pm Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Transportation Commission Meetin... @ Council Chambers, City Hall
Aug 25 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The monthly Transportation 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 things for[...]

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.

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 […]

¡AS&R Designs First “Check for Bikes” Clings en Español!

Richmond Police Department ordered our first “Check for Bikes” clings in Spanish

AS&R is proud and excited to have designed and created the first “Check for Bikes” clings in Spanish. The forward-thinking organization to order them was Richmond Police Department, who contracted us to make clings in both English and Spanish! It […]

Blue Heron Bikes Distributing our “Check for Bikes” clings

A “check for bikes” cling in the upper windshield

Yesterday Rob Allen of the new shop Blue Heron Bikes bought some of our “Check for Bikes” clings to pass on to his customers! Check out his shop – it specializes in commuting and cargo bikes, and is conveniently located just off the Ohlone […]

Wheels of Justice Cyclery distributing our “Check for Bikes” Clings!

Justice Baxter of Wheels of Justice Cyclery (yes, he took over Albany fixture Solano Avenue Cyclery) recently bought some of our “Check for Bikes” clings to pass on to his customers! It’s really important to get the clings into everyone’s vehicles, not just those of cyclists – so when you go there, please pick them […]

City Council Candidate Question 2: Safety on the Roads

2. Are you aware of the number of people that are injured on the roads in Albany each year? Do you think that conditions for bicycling or walking in our city could or should be improved?

[Sheri Spellwoman] This is a great question. The Albany Police Department does not keep statistics of traffic accidents, […]

City Council Candidate Question 4: Reducing speeds for safety

4. Traffic during the times when children arrive and depart from school is heavy. Reducing traffic speeds by 1% reduces the probability of fatalities by 5%. http://bikeportland.org/2010/09/01/in-london-20s-plenty-fast-enough-38816). Would you support reducing speed limits to 15mph near schools during these times?

[Sheri Spellwoman] I would be open to hearing arguments for and against this idea. I […]

T324 Orders 2000 Customized ‘Check for Bikes’ Clings

Albany business T324 recently ordered 2000 of these customized “Check for Bikes” clings. They will distribute them to fellow members of the Chamber of Commerce and to clients, so they will take care to Share the Road with cyclists. Thanks, T324, for helping make the roads safer for all of us to ride our bikes […]

“Check for Bikes” Window Clings

The new “check for bikes” window cling designed by AS&R member Francesco Papalia is now available at checkforbikes.org. It’s meant to be a reminder to drivers to look out before opening their car door into bicycle traffic and as a general awareness tool to look for bicyclists while they are driving. The clear vinyl […]