E-bikes could provide greater access and are already in use in many places. But some are worried about their impact on other trail users.
Cars are being used as “literal weapons,” bike advocates say. According to witnesses, cars chased, rammed, and doored bicyclists in separate incidents this weekend.
A dedicated bike and pedestrian trail connecting Oakland and San Francisco has been in the works for over a decade.
The city wants to use a $1 million state grant to buy 500 e-bikes for low-income neighborhoods.