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North Berkeley BART Shuttle Route Pilot Program Starts Monday

A new pilot shuttle route that serves North Berkeley BART and Albany goes into service Monday morning, November 5. The shuttle route, stops, and schedule were developed based on employee input. More>

Feedback Sought for New North Berkeley Shuttle Route

To improve commuting options for employees and free up parking on-site, the Lab is planning a pilot morning and afternoon shuttle service from North Berkeley. The route and schedule are under development, with service scheduled to start by the end of the month. This pilot program is designed to gauge potential usage of the route. Review these proposed routes and schedules, then provide feedback via this survey by Oct. 11.

Old Town Construction to Impact Parking in Lot N1

Approximately 15 spots will be closed in Lot N1 from Thursday, Sept. 27 through Monday, Oct. 1, due to Old Town construction. To offset the loss, stack parking will be permitted on the former B5 footprint. Contact Doug Brunkow (x6252) for further information.

New Shuttle Schedules Start Monday

A new schedule and route for the Rockridge BART shuttle starts Monday, Sept. 24. There will also be an additional shuttle added to the Blue route to ease overcrowding. The Rockridge BART route will run shuttles every 30 minutes during the morning and afternoon commute, and they will now be timed closer to the BART schedule. More>

Update: New Shuttle Schedules to Start Sept. 24

Due to unexpected shuttle staffing issues, a new schedule and route for the Rockridge BART shuttle will now start Monday, Sept. 24, rather than this week as previously announced. An additional shuttle to the Blue route will also be added on Sept. 24. As previously announced, the Rockridge BART shuttle changes include more shuttles during the morning and afternoon commute, and they will be timed to the BART schedule. More>

Improved Service Planned for Rockridge, Blue Route Shuttles

As part of a pilot program, service to and from the Rockridge BART station will increase to every 30 minutes, with departure times aligned with BART’s schedule and additional stops added. As part of a permanent change, an additional shuttle has been added to the Blue Route. This will increase the frequency of runs and lessen overcrowding. Both changes are scheduled to begin on Sept. 6. More>

Want to Ride Your Bike to Work? Enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge

May is Bike to Work Month. If you want to ride your bike to work this month, enter the Bay Area Bike Challenge to join a team or start your own, track your rides, win prizes, or just have fun. More information on the Bay Area Bike Challenge is available here.

Discover a Great Way to Commute at E-Bike Meetup on April 30

May is National Bike Month. Get prepared by learning about the benefits of an electric bike. Do good for the planet, get some exercise, skip parking, and navigate the hills of Berkeley with ease. If you’re interested in electric bikes or already have one, join an informal gathering of e-bikers on Monday, April 30, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the picnic area outside Buildings 30 and 33. Can’t make it? Check out the E-Bike FAQs.

Nonstop BART-to-ALS Shuttle to Replace Bike Trailer

Due to low ridership, the Bike Shuttle Express will end at 11 a.m. on Dec. 21. To better serve cyclists, a new, nonstop van will run between the Downtown Berkeley BART Station and the Advanced Light Source. The van will leave the BART Station at 7:25, 7:50, 8:15, 8:40 and 9:05 a.m. on weekdays. It will accommodate 14 passengers, with priority given to the first five cyclists.

No Schedule Change for Potter St. Shuttle

The Potter Street Shuttle service changes, announced earlier this month, are being reevaluated. The service will continue on the current schedule (every 30 minutes) until further notice. Details on various shuttle routes and schedules are available here.