Upcoming Events

Apr
25
Thu
5:00 pm AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
AS&R Happy Hour Meeting – eat, d... @ Everest Kitchen
Apr 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 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
Apr 25 @ 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
2
Thu
9:00 am Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to... @ Sports Basement
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Musette Bag Stuffing for Bike to Work Day 2019 @ Sports Basement
You’ve enjoyed picking up the famous Bike to Work Day musette bags, chock full of swag & snacks. Help stuff those musette bags for our Energizer Station so hundreds of your friends, neighbors and passers-by can[...]
May
4
Sat
8:30 am El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
May 4 @ 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
The sixth annual Hillside Festival will feature a wide variety of activities, with events throughout the 100-acre Hillside Natural Area: nature hikes for young people; a geological hike and shorter geological stroll; the Dog Scouts;[...]
1:00 pm Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
Urban Cycling 101 Classroom Work... @ Barrows Hall, UC Berkeley
May 4 @ 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[...]
May
5
Sun
8:30 am El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
El Cerrito Trail Trekkers’ 6th A... @ various (check schedule and map)
May 5 @ 8:30 am – 8:30 pm
The sixth annual Hillside Festival will feature a wide variety of activities, with events throughout the 100-acre Hillside Natural Area: nature hikes for young people; a geological hike and shorter geological stroll; the Dog Scouts;[...]
May
9
Thu
6:30 am Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Ne... @ Energizer Station
Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Ne... @ Energizer Station
May 9 @ 6:30 am – 9:30 am
Bike to Work Day – Volunteers Needed! @ Energizer Station
Join us for the 26th Annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area, a party on wheels!! As usual, there will be coffee, food, swag, bike goodies in Bike East Bay’s famous Bike to[...]
May
15
Wed
7:00 pm AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
AS&R Meeting – You’re Invited!
May 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[...]

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.

LimeBike - Albany is HERE!!

LimeBike BikeShare – it’s HERE in Albany!!

LimeBikes on Solano & Cornell (photo credit Mike Cabanatuan)


The City of Albany is excited to announce a six month pilot program to test and experience bike sharing around town. LimeBike, a bike sharing operator headquartered in San Mateo, will be leading the pilot program. Effective February 2018, about 100 LimeBikes will be made available throughout the City for riders. The bikes will be accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

The easy-to-use bikes can be unlocked and paid for using the LimeBike smartphone app. Rides cost $1 per 30 minutes. Bikes may be parked and left in appropriate locations such as by bike racks and sidewalks away from pedestrian walkways. Bikes may NOT block driveways, entryways, crossroads, bus stops, wheelchair accessible areas, or be left on the ground.

All riders are encouraged to wear a helmet and everyone under 18 is required by law to wear a helmet.

Need additional information? Read our LimeBike FAQ or visit LimeBike.com

Problems with the LimeBikes?

Report any issue directly to LimeBike’s 24/7 customer service:
Call or text: 1-888-LIME-345 (1-888-546-3345)  Email: support@limebike.com

The City of Albany wants to hear about your LimeBike experience.

During the six month pilot (January-June 2018), send us your comments on how the program is working and improvements we can make to achavez@albanyca.org.

This information will be used to assess user experiences and the dockless system in Albany. At the end of the six month pilot, the City will determine how to best implement bike sharing in Albany.

How to LimeBike:

1. Download the LimeBike app and find an available bike.
2. Scan or enter the bike’s plate number into the app to unlock the bike.
3. Strap on your helmet, ride and enjoy!
4. Responsibly park bike by a bike rack or other appropriate bicycle parking location.
5. Lock the bike’s back wheel and sign out of the app.

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