BIKE LANE OPENING ON RICHMOND-SAN RAFAEL BRIDGE NOVEMBER 16
The new bike/pedestrian lane across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge is officially opening on Saturday November 16! Join WOBO and Bike East Bay for a ride from Richmond BART to the the bridge for the opening day ribbon cutting ceremony. We will meet outside the Richmond BART station on Nevin Plaza starting at 9:00am and roll out toward Point Richmond promptly at 9:30am. Bring your bike, water, and celebratory jazz hands: It's going to be a party, and we are stoked to celebrate with you! More info here.
"MOTHERLOAD" SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION ON CARGO BIKES
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 9TH, 12:30-3PM
OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
81ST AVE BRANCH
Join fIlmmaker Liz Canning for a screening of the documentary Motherload. This film is about a new mother’s quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote. A panel discussion follows. More info here.
Enjoy a family-friendly bike tour before and following the screening! Find out more here.
We'll See Ya There!
11/9 - Free screening of "Motherload" and chat with the filmmaker. East Oakland bike tour too!
11/16 - Richmond Bridge ride
11/21 - Oakland Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Commission Meeting
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Being a cyclist or pedestrian is more dangerous now than it's been in years: in 2018 cyclist deaths rose by 6.3% from the previous year and pedestrian deaths by 3.4%.* A major contributing factor is speeding automobiles. WOBO is addressing this by launching the Slow Oakland campaign, asking residents to take a pledge to drive slower in The Town.
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