Dear colleagues, We are partnering with Enterprise Vanpool to host a series of meet-ups for potential vanpool riders who live in Walnut Creek area. This should make it easier to form vanpools with your Walnut Creek friends and neighbors who also work (or soon will!) at the LBNL main campus. Enterprise Vanpool offers $350 per […]
Put the letter “e’ in front of bike, and what do you get? Transportation that gets you where you’re going economically and nearly effortlessly. If you haven’t seen one, an ebike, or electric bike, looks like a regular bike, but it includes a small motor and a battery that together provide pedal assistance. It can […]
We asked regular ebike commuter Brie Fulton for tips on buying, and riding, an ebike for commuting to and from the main Berkeley Lab campus, steep hills and all. She uses her ebike to get to work and to drop off her children at school. Elements: People seem to zoom up the Hill on bikes and […]
Several employees have additional questions on the use of the UC Berkeley Richmond Field Station parking lot that is now available to Lab employees. If you are interested in parking at the lot: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, and the make, model, color, and license plate number of your vehicle Hang your Lab parking placard […]
Dear LBNL Colleagues, Since January, we’ve been communicating with you about our shared transportation challenges and asking you for your ideas. We’re pleased that based on your feedback, we’re making significant progress in providing our community with updated commuting options. Your willingness to take advantage of these options is freeing up parking spaces, reducing commuting […]
Both experienced and novice bikers will have opportunities to learn more about biking at the Safety, Security, and Sustainability Fair on Thursday, April 25. At the Lab’s Bicycle Coalition table, you will meet employees who commute via bicycle and are willing to share their expertise. You can get hands-on experience — and help — loading […]
Our commute map is undergoing revision at this time. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please bookmark the Transportation News page for ongoing transportation information.
Lab employees and affiliates can show their Lab ID and ride UC Berkeley Bear Transit for free. Bear Transit provides shuttles between campus, Downtown Berkeley BART, parking lots, Clark Kerr campus, the Hill area, residence halls, Richmond Field Station and Campus Shared Services on 4th Street. Check out the Bear Transit schedule.
A recent transportation email featured Wage Works, which uses pre-tax dollars to pay for commute expenses. Some employees were not able to log onto Wage Works, but that issue has been fixed. Go to the Wage Works link to learn more.
Colleagues, We want to share a few tips with you about how you could potentially save money on your commute using pre-tax and post-tax dollars. Wage Works uses pre-tax dollars to pay for your transit cost, including bus, train, BART, and vanpool. Place an order for a set monthly amount, up to $265, to come […]