The San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva Islas, MPH Selected as Newest Board Member for the California Bicycle Coalition

For Immediate Release – March 28, 2016 From: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Cell 562.221.9672 email: Melissa@calbike.org Re:  The San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva Islas, MPH Selected as Newest Board Member for the California Bicycle Coalition ———————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – The California Bicycle Coalition is honored to include the San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva […]

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For Immediate Release – 2016 E-Bike Expo Celebrates Exciting Legislative Win in California and Growing Array of E-Bike Choices for U.S. Consumer

January 8, 2016 From: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Melissa@Calbike.org Cell 562.221.9672 Re: 2016 E-Bike Expo Celebrates Exciting Legislative Win in California and Growing Array of E-Bike Choices for U.S. Consumer ——————————————————————————————— Sacramento CA – Inspired by impressive sales growth across the U.S., and a key legislative win in California led by […]

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POST-PARIS, GOVERNOR’S TRANSPORTATION BUDGET STALLS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — January 7, 2016 Contact: Chanell Fletcher, Senior California Policy Manager, Safe Routes to School National Partnership chanell@saferoutespartnership.org, 510-695-1009 Jeanie Ward-Waller, Policy Director, California Bicycle Coalition jeanie@calbike.org, 401-241-8559 POST-PARIS, GOVERNOR’S TRANSPORTATION BUDGET STALLS ON CLIMATE CHANGE Last month, the Governor attended key climate talks in Paris where he touted California’s success to reduce greenhouse […]

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California Bicycle Coalition Honors Long Beach’s Brian Addison with Inaugural Bicycle Dreamer Award on Monday November 2nd in Downtown Long Beach

For Immediate Release From: Melissa Balmer Media Director – California Bicycle Coalition Email: Melissa@calbike.org T. 562.612.0197 C. 562.221.9672 – below Brian Addison in one of his artful selfies ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Sacramento CA October 8, 2015 – The California Bicycle Coalition will honor Long Beach-based journalist and communications expert Brian Addison with the inaugural “Bicycle Dreamer” award […]

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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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Women Are Joining the California Dream Ride to Help California Become Better for Bicycling

For Immediate Release – September 2, 2015 Contact Melissa Balmer – Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition C. (562) 221-9672 Email: melissa@calbike.org Re: Women Are Joining the California Dream Ride to Help California Become Better for Bicycling ——————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – The California Dream Ride offers a unique bicycling vacation and engaging educational experience for five days […]

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The 5-Day California Dream Ride Raises Funds and Awareness for Creating Connected “Bikeway Networks” Across California

For Immediate Release – July 18, 2015 Contact Melissa Balmer – Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition T. (562) 612-0197 C. (562) 221-9672 Email: melissa@calbike.org Re: The 5-Day California Dream Ride Raises Funds and Awareness for Creating Connected “Bikeway Networks” Across California ——————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – The California Dream Ride will offer cyclists a unique vacation and […]

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Governor’s May revised budget ignores Active Transportation Program

On May 14 (Bike to Work Day in LA and the Bay Area), the Governor released his “May revise” budget proposal, and despite over $1 billion in new available revenues, we were disappointed that the Active Transportation Program (ATP) did not see an increase in funding. Earlier this spring, 120 organizations statewide called for an […]

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Discover the Opportunity of Electric Bikes During Bike Advocacy Day at the Capitol Mall Wed April 29th

For Immediate Release – Thurs April 23, 2015 Contact Melissa Balmer – Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition (562)612-0197 C. (562)221-9672 Email: melissa@calbike.org Re: Media Alert & Invite – Discover the Opportunity of Electric Bikes During Bike Advocacy Day at the Capitol Mall Wed April 29th ——————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – the California Bicycle Coalition invites the media, […]

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Broad coalition demands increase to Active Transportation Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2015 Contact: Melissa Balmer – Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition Tel. 562-221-9672 Email: Melissa@calbike.org Re: 120 Organizations encourage State to increase funding for cost saving/health saving walking and biking projects for safer streets and healthier neighborhoods ——————————————————————————————— Sacramento, CA – As the costs of car ownership, traffic congestion and chronic diseases—exacerbated […]

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