Summit Panel on State and Local Partnerships to Advance Equity

With the California Bicycle Summit only three days away, we want to feature one more speaker—well, group of speakers—to give you a taste of the exciting discussions in store!  This week we spotlight the panel of speakers lined up for Monday morning’s breakfast plenary who are working together to bridge state, regional, and local policies, […]

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Three Very Different Bike Rides Highlight Summit’s Final Day

Summit participants can visit the scene of the most hilarious backlash against bike lanes in recent memory, the silver-level bike-friendly city of Coronado. This is where some of the “world’s nuttiest bike lane NIMBYs” recently complained that all the bike lanes were giving them vertigo, and that all the stripes were like “taking all three […]

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A Letter Regarding our Theme — Equity in Motion

I’m excited you’re coming to the California Bicycle Summit. Focused on our summit’s theme, Equity in Motion, this is the fifth in our series of updates to help you prepare for the summit. Equity is a defining issue of our time. Despite growing wealth for some of us Californians, most of us struggle to meet […]

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New CEQA Guidelines to be Released at the Summit

Chris Ganson of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research will be attending to present an early view of the new guidelines for CEQA analysis. Summit organizers created a special session so that participants can get this early look at the new guidelines that will eliminate automobile congestion as a consideration in environmental review. This drastically […]

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Join Los Cruzaderos in Tijuana Saturday Oct 24

We’re excited to announce a transnational opportunity to celebrate bicycling on the Saturday before the California Bicycle Summit. The event starts on October 24 at noon at Chicano Park in San Diego, departs at 1:00 p.m., and arrives at the Arch in Tijuana for a special event to “promote bike culture across the Californias.” You […]

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Governor Signs Bill to Improve E-Bike Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Oct 7 2015 Contact:  Dave Snyder, Executive Director, California Bicycle Coalition, dave@calbike.org (916)251-9433 Judson True, Office of Assemblymember David Chiu, judson.true@asm.ca.gov; (415) 606-3524   Governor Brown Signs Bill to Improve Access for Electric Bicycles AB 1096 Updates Regulations for Health and Environmentally Friendly Transportation Option   SACRAMENTO – Governor Brown today signed Assembly Bill […]

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Caltrans Developing Protected Bike Lane Guidelines

Your California Bicycle Coalition is advising Caltrans on the guidelines for  protected bike lanes as part of a select committee that is reviewing the current draft. The committee is working fast to meet the official deadline of December 31 set by our bill, the Protected Bikeway Act of 2014 (AB 1193, Ting), that defined a […]

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ATP Cycle 2 Aims to Fund New Bikeways Statewide

The California Transportation Commission will award grants to 113 of the 617 projects that applied for funding from the second round of the state Active Transportation Program, or $215 million for projects that requested more than $1 billion. This significant unmet need demonstrates why your California Bicycle Coalition continues to push for more funding to […]

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Summit Spotlight: Tamika Butler

Our upcoming Summit’s theme of “Equity in Motion” will take center stage with Tamika Butler’s keynote address (Tuesday, Oct 27th at 8 am). Chosen as Executive Director of the Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition in December in part because of her skills and experience working on social justice and equity issues, Butler will share her […]

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Protecting the Right to Ride

The California Bicycle Coalition seeks to enable more people to bicycle in California, for healthier, safer, and more prosperous communities for all. Our goal is to enable triple the number of bicycle trips by 2020, and we use four strategies to get there. Strategy #3 is to ensure that Californians respect the rights to the […]

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