Word on the Street: April 2017 - Bike Month Call for Volunteers, Winery Ride, OMCA Party w/ Bike Decorating
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Mark those Calendars,
Bike to Work Day is around the corner!!

Click here for Bike to Work Day Details

Click here for Bike Month Details

This Saturday 4/15:
BART to Dublin 
Ride to Wine

This event has been moved from the normally scheduled WOBO weekend date to Saturday,
April 15th due to BART Maintenance 

Join us as we embark on a full-day bike riding and wine tasting experience! We'll BART out to Dublin, bike through the beautiful Livermore vineyards, and get a discounted* wine tasting at Wente Vineyards.

*WOBO has secured a special discount for tastings and store purchases, so lock on those panniers for some added cargo on the way back!

This event requires a free sign up through Eventbrite,
but spots are limited so register now!


WOBO has officially designated May 2017 as Bike Month! We have lots of activities planned (especially on Bike to Work Day) and

Lots of fun opportunities including:
Pancake Breakfast  Energizer Stations  
Pedal Pools  Raffles   Bike Share 
and much more!
Stay up to date with Bike Month and Bike to Work Day.
Lots of fun stuff will be announced soon!


This month we welcome you on Thursday April 27 at The Woods Bar and Brewery at 1701 Telegraph. We'll keep a couple of tables warm for you from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

WOBO hosts happy hours for women in Oakland each 4th Thursday of the month. Come spend some quality, off-the-bike time with other women who bike, over a cold drink. Any level of rider and all women, trans and femme folks are warmly welcome. Bring your bikey and bike-curious friends!  

You can visit to learn more about women and biking in the East Bay.

Friday Nights @ OMCA 4/14 

Enjoy the best block party in the Bay with Oakland Museum of California and Off the Grid. Savor California beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages around the Koi Pond at the Blue Oak beer garden. Enjoy half-price admission, live music, hands-on activities for kids, a pop-up art market in the Redwood Burl area, and extended OMCA Store hours.

When: Friday, April 14th, 5pm-10pm
Where: Oakland Museum of California, 1000 Oak Street

We'll be there hosting a bike decoration station from 6-9pm with our friends, Scraper Bikes.

Bring friends and family for a taste of local music, food, and culture on 10th Street every Friday Night!

Click here for event details

WOBO Wants You!  

WOBO is Seeking Board members: How could you resist? Be a part of this amazing team of public health, urban planning, advocacy and policy, landscape architects and marketing specialists.

We're looking for talented, self-motivated folks to lead the charge on WOBO's exciting programs.  Love working with community members? Got some organizing chops for events like Love Our Neighborhood Day and WOBO Weekends? Have some mad people skills and are comfortable using contact and donor management databases? Learn more on our VolunteerMatch posting.

We'll See Ya There!
4/13: Appreciation party for Jeff Tumlin, 6pm Seawolf

4/14: Bike Decoration Station @ OMCA Friday Night Party

4/15: WOBO Weekend Ride: BART to Dublin; Ride to Wine

4/20: BPAC Monthly Meeting

4/27: Women Bike Happy Hour @ The Woods

May: Bike Month! Bike To Work Day - 5/11

Let's Get Together!  

We're Looking for folks to join our 2017 planning teams. Got great ideas for campaigns in your neighborhood? Itchin' to help develop next year's Bike Month (May) activities? Want to be on the Ride Like a Girl and Women Bike Happy Hour support crew? Email us 
Become a WOBO Member today with just the click of a button! Starting at $35 per year, you get a team of policy, community and advocacy champions who will stump for safe and accessible walking and bicycling in Oakland for all.
The Membership Button!
WOBO Gives Streetsblog an Infrastructure Tour
WOBO's President, Chris Hwang took Streetsblog around for an informative tour of the wins and improvement areas on Oakland streets. Full Article Here
Twitter Highlight:
Great job Bike East Bay! Members and supporters sent over 200 emails asking Caltrans to open the Bay Bridge bike/ped path on weekdays (in addition to weekends) by Bike to Work Day on May 11th. Thanks to this collective effort, the path will be open starting May 5th!
Quote Of The Month:
"Our streets need transformation and a champion to fight for them."

-Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf welcoming Ryan Russo, Oakland's new Director of the Department of Transportation
Don't be shy...

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