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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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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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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Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty highlights penultimate plenary

This is the first in a series of articles about the “2015 California Bicycle Summit – Equity in Motion.” Register for the summit to get every article in your email inbox, or check our website for updates. Each article will feature a speaker or theme of the summit. Today’s article is about Malcolm Dougherty, Director of […]

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