Sunday Streets Berkeley Returns, 10/13/13

Sunday Streets Berkeley Returns, 10/13/13

The best Sunday in Berkeley is almost here! Sunday Streets Berkeley will bring car-free fun to two miles of Shattuck Avenue in Downtown Berkeley, this Sunday from 11 am – 4 pm. That means two miles’ worth of activities, music, and local businesses to discover, whether you are on foot or two wheels. Check out… Read more »

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley’s Next Success, 10/13/13

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley's Next Success, 10/13/13

We’re preparing for the return of Sunday Streets Berkeley on Sunday, October 13. The event will close two miles of downtown Berkeley to car traffic, and bring thousands of people out to stroll, bike, dance and play in the open street. Activities this year will include kids’ bike rodeo, bike repair, yoga, chess, pedal-powered music,… Read more »

Tell Berkeley City Council and Mayor to Vote Yes for Sunday Streets Berkeley

Tell Berkeley City Council and Mayor to Vote Yes for Sunday Streets Berkeley

Many of you are asking, “When is the next Sunday Streets Berkeley?” It is a question we heard over and over on October 14, 2012, when more than 40,000 people came to Shattuck Avenue to cycle, stroll, skate, shop, dance, do yoga, and connect with their community and urban environment in a transformative way. People… Read more »

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12

Sunday Streets Berkeley is Tomorrow, 10/14/12

Come play with us from 11 to 4 tomorrow in Downtown and North Berkeley! We’ve been proud to help plan Sunday Streets Berkeley, and now the big day is here. For those who haven’t yet heard, seventeen blocks of Shattuck Avenue will be transformed into a space to skate, bike, stroll, dance and safely enjoy… Read more »

The Notion of “Walk Appeal”

The Notion of "Walk Appeal"

There are lots of assumptions made about how far people are willing to walk. The golden standard in urban design for “walking distance” has long been held as 1/4 mile. It turns out that the distance one is willing to walk has a lot to do with the scenery! Another reason to support liveable city… Read more »