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May is Bike Month

May is Bike Month! In alignment with goals to promotes healthy, sustainable communities by making bicycling safe, fun and accessible, Bike East Bay invites you to participate in virtual events and activities with friends and colleagues to win prizes  Even though we’re riding apart, Virtual Bike Month allows us to still celebrate the month of May together. Sign up to join your local bike community in virtual activities here.

The East Bay is a leader for innovative and accessible bikeways and streets that meet the needs of all users. Bicycling is a mainstream, comfortable and safe choice for people of all cultures, ages, abilities, and backgrounds. Bicycles are well integrated into the transportation system and are a key part of our thriving communities. Lucky for us, just outside our front door the Oakland Embacadero and San Francisco Bay Trail allows riders some of the most picturesque trails in the Bay Area with trails along the waterfront and past sunrise, sunsets, natural shoreline, estuary and marinas.

The future of biking Oakland is bright!

The San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge features a bicycle and pedestrian path—called the Alexander Zuckermann Bike Path or the Bay Bridge Trail —on its new eastern span between Oakland and a point east of Yerba Buena Island. Ultimately, the trail will be extended to the small island and the adjacent Treasure Island.

At the southern end of Lake Merritt’s bike trail, plans are in the works to link the trail to the San Francisco Bay Trail. That trail network will eventually span more than 500 miles, circling the bay and linking more than 40 cities. The connection between the Lake Merritt Trail and the Bay Trail would travel under Interstate 880 and involve the construction of a new bicycle and pedestrian bridge over Union Pacific Railroad tracks and the Embarcadero – our front yard at Brooklyn Basin!

Experience life along the Oakland Waterfront! Introducing Orion, luxury apartments in Oakland CA. We offer the best amenities and a variety of floor plans designed to fit you. Visit our amazing homes today. Life on the water here comes in dozens of unique sizes and looks. Orion offers a generous variety of studios, one-, two- and three-bedrooms and townhome-style floor plans to choose from, each complete with premium finishes including polished quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and an in-unit washer/dryer. Start exploring plans and amenities at this exciting new apartment community in Oakland’s newest neighborhood at Brooklyn Basin!