AS&R has sent a letter to the Berkeley City Council, Transportation Commission, and Transportation Division providing input on Berkeley’s draft Bike Plan. Chief among this input is asking that the plan include connections on Berkeley’s side to all the cycling routes proposed in Albany’s Active Transportation Plan (ATP). Most of these connections were already proposed [read more…]
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…]
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…]
Albany Strollers & Rollers (AS&R) has advocated for better curb ramps for years with little to show for it. However with completion of the new ramps along Spokane, success is in hand.
AS&R sought three improvements, as shown above:
Previous curb ramp retaining walls (sometimes also called curbs) are in the sidewalk. This creates a [read more…]
Albany Strollers & Rollers (AS&R) conducted a sidewalk census as part of the development of the Albany Active Transportation Plan (ATP). This is in partial fulfillment of Albany Climate Action Plan measure TL-1.3, which states “evaluate the community’s walking infrastructure, identify potential barriers, and implement improvements .” The census was conducted by AS&R to [read more…]