Press Release Archive- California Bicycle Coalition

Press Release Archive

by / January 02, 2016

Browse our press release archive (2015 and earlier).

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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For Immediate Release – 10 Reasons Why California is Becoming Best to Bike

For Immediate Release – March 12, 2015 Contact Melissa Balmer Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition Tel. 562.612.0197 Cell 562.221.9672. Email: Melissa@calbike.org Re: 10 Reasons Why California is Becoming Best to Bike —————————————————————————————— Sacramento CA – Yesterday Outside Magazine named California as the best state for Road Biking in 2015 as part of their annual Best of […]

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For Immediate Release – Long Beach’s Bikeable Communities and Executive Director Allan Crawford Celebrated 11/3 on Queen Mary becoming newest coalition member of the California Bicycle Coalition

For Immediate Release – October 22, 2014 Contact Melissa Balmer Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition Tel. 562.612.0197 Cell 562.221.9672. Email: Melissa@calbike.org Re: Long Beach’s Bikeable Communities and Executive Director Allan Crawford Celebrated 11/3 on Queen Mary becoming newest coalition member of the California Bicycle Coalition Note: Excellent examples of Allan Crawford’s images are available upon request […]

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For Immediate Release – City of Alameda Praised for Leadership in Bicycle Policy

Media Invite & Alert – October 21, 2014 From: Melissa Balmer/Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Contact: Melissa@calbike.org Tel. 562.612-0197 Cell 562.221.9672 Re: City of Alameda Praised for Leadership in Bicycle Policy – State, Regional and Local advocacy organizations come to Alameda to highlight great planning ———————————————– Oakland CA – At a short ceremony at 5:45 this evening, […]

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For Immediate Release – The Protected Bikeways Act Goes Into Effect Moving California into a New Era of Road Safety, Well Being and Economic Vitality

For immediate release – September 23, 2014 Contact:  Melissa Balmer, Media Director, California Bicycle Coalition, melissa@calbike.org, C. 562.221.9672 T. 562.612.0197 Anthony Matthews, Press Secretary, Assemblymember Phil Ting, anthony.matthews@asm.ca.gov, Tel. (916) 319-2019 Re: The Protected Bikeways Act Goes Into Effect Moving California into a New Era of Road Safety, Well Being and Economic Vitality ————————————————————————————————————————————— Photo: […]

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California Bicycle Coalition Launches “I Give 3 Feet” Media Awareness & Outreach Campaign

For Immediate Release September 3, 2014 Contact: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Melissa@calbike.org  C. 562.221.9672 Re: The California Bicycle Coalition, Assemblyman Steven Bradford, California Chapters of the Auto Club, and California Highway Patrol Launch Media Awareness Campaigns in Support of “Three Feet for Safety” Becoming Law on 9/16 —————————————————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – California’s new bicyclist-passing […]

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