Long-considered one of the most socially liberal cities in the United States, Berkeley is home to the oldest campus in the University of California system, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, which is managed and operated by the University. It is also one of the highest rates of bicycle and pedestrian commuting in the nation, and the safest city of its size in California for pedestrians and cyclists!
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