Mission

Bike East Bay promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible. They improve cycling through advocacy, education, and fun events.

Because of Bike East Bay, the East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. They ensure cycling stays a mainstream, comfortable and safe choice for people of all cultures, ages, abilities, and backgrounds and that bicycles are well integrated into the transportation system and are a key part of thriving communities.

Total Climate Ride Grant: $166,322

From Bike East Bay

“Climate Riders are the ultimate active activists: building community and fundraising for a better future. Bike East Bay is grateful and inspired by the Climate Ride team who fundraise for streets that put people first: your support makes a better future possible!” –Eileen Rice Communications Director

Activities

Advocacy | Increase the number and diversity of people biking.

Education | Overcome barriers to bicycling via programs educating all road users.

Community Engagement | Build strong and collaborative relationships with representation from all East Bay communities.

Successes

  • Helping to ensure that the bike-share system in the East Bay serves all residents of the East Bay regardless of race, gender, class, or income
  • Along with creating and advocating for bike infrastructure across the East Bay, Bike East Bay fought relentlessly for the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge to have a bike and pedestrian path that opened in 2019
  • Creating protected bike lane networks through nine cities across the East Bay
  • Helping to create the Lakeside Cycletrack

Find them here: www.bikeeastbay.org.

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