Thank You For Emailing SF Mayor Ed Lee

Grassroots pressure is vital to win common-sense policies to make riding a bike better in the State of California. We need your support too: the California Bicycle Coalition is mostly funded by grassroots members like you, and we can only win with your support. Please join us as a monthly member today and help us […]

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Join CalBike, even if you’re a member of your local advocacy group.

Local advocates like you and the local organizations in your community are vital for the bicycle movement in California. But you also need a strong California Bicycle Coalition in Sacramento, doing what only we can do. We amend the state’s Vehicle Code, educate the DMV, push Caltrans to do better, and promote better laws and […]

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3 Great Things about Caltrans’ Separated Bikeway Guidance

The final draft of Caltrans’ guidance on protected bike lanes was released last week, in time to meet a December 31 deadline specified in the Protected Bikeways Act of 2014 (AB 1193, sponsored by CalBike, authored by Assemblymember Phil Ting). “Design Information Bulletin #89: Class IV Bikeway Guidance” is welcome advice and encouragement of on-street […]

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Meet the Bike It! Santa Ana Dream Team

By Melissa Balmer. Images by Allan Crawford.                     Above from left: Mirabel Mateo, Tony Gattica and Lynnete Guzman of the Bike It! Santa Ana project of KidWorks ride on Edinger Ave., where their protected bike lane will be created. Young people in Orange County are getting […]

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Support Us to Win Bike Awareness License Plates in CA

In 2016, California’s motorists may have the opportunity to support better bicycling by adorning their cars with a Bike Awareness License Plate! Help us make it happen by joining us as a member today. The California Bicycle Coalition’s Bike Awareness License Plate program, which will raise big money for bicycling programs, has made some big […]

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Get Social With CalBike

It’s a pretty well-known fact that email as an outreach method is dying off, and social media is quickly taking over. So, we have a very simple ask. Can you follow us on social media? Twitter is most likely the most powerful tool we have to connect directly with our members, as well as with […]

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CalBike releases legislative scorecards

The California Bicycle Coalition released the results of its analysis of the voting records of every California state Assemblymember and Senator. The analysis considered their votes on issues important to the agenda of the state’s bicycle advocates, for example, SB 350 that set intermediate goals for greenhouse gas reductions and AB 40 that permitted ticketed cyclists […]

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California Bicycle Summit 2015 Recap

The 2015 California Bicycle Summit: Equity in Motion, held October 25-28 in San Diego brought together more than 250 people who care about bicycling, and gave them an opportunity to learn, reflect, and forge connections with one another. “I took away a renewed commitment to work on equity in our city, I was inspired by […]

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2016 Legislative Agenda

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CalBike Still Pushing to Fund California’s Bikeways—Special Session Update

The regular session of the Legislature wrapped up earlier this month with a flurry of bill signings by the Governor, and we were pleased to see nearly every one of our high priority bills signed!  What didn’t get wrapped up, however, was our highest strategic priority—more state funding for California’s bikeways. There were two potential […]

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