The 2024 California Bicycle Summit

California’s premier in-person bicycle advocacy and planning conference.

The biennial California Bicycle Summit is the state’s must-attend bicycle event and one of the nation’s leading bicycle-related conferences.

Join this inspiring gathering of advocates, planners, and more for keynote addresses, plenaries, workshops, and bike rides.

The next California Bicycle Summit will be held April 18-19, 2024, at the Wyndham San Diego Bayside.

California Bicycle Summit Advance Webinar: Complete Streets on Caltrans Corridors

Please join us on March 6 to learn more about our statewide campaign for Complete Streets and Complete Corridors on Caltrans’ State Highway System.

The panel for this advance session for the 2024 Bicycle Summit includes:

  • Senator Scott Wiener
  • Jeanie Ward-Waller (Fearless Advocacy)
  • Kendra Ramsey (CalBike)
  • Laura Tolkoff (SPUR)
  • Sandhya Laddha (Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition).

Summit Scholarships Available

To hold the most inclusive and diverse event possible, we are offering scholarships in the form of discounted registration. Please fill out this application if you are interested. Thank you.

If you are able to host a Summit scholarship recipient or otherwise offer a place for homestay, please click here. Or donate to support our scholarship fund.

Please reach out to jared@calbike.org if you have any questions or you’d like more information about scholarship and homestays.

Thank you to those who submitted proposals for Summit sessions. We look forward to reviewing and following up. Please get in touch with Jared or Kendra if you have questions.

Who Should Attend

We invite anyone passionate about bicycling to join us—whether you’re a bike advocate, city official, planner, or a CalBike member who simply cares about making the world a healthier, more just, and more sustainable place.

In addition to workshops and discussions on hot topics, the Summit always includes bike rides and other mobile tours, cultural events with the host community, and social gatherings. It’s a great opportunity to add to your bicycle planning toolkit while you grow your network.

Recorded Sessions from the 2022 California Bicycle Summit

2022 Summit Recap

In April 2022, we gathered in beautiful downtown Oakland, CA for four days of panels and breakout sessions, and covered a broad range of subjects ranging from the growing e-bike industry to the impact of successful advocacy initiatives and projects across the state and nation. Read a recap of 2022 Summit on the CalBike blog. 

The Future Of Open Streets

Speakers: Katy Birnbaum, David Azevedo, Alexandra Merlino

What is the future of open streets programs and how can we strengthen them?

Quick Build 101

Speakers: Vignesh Swaminathan, Vincent Hellens
Quick-Build lets communities implement safer bikeways in months, not years. Alta, CalBike, and Mr. Barricade (Vignesh Swaminathan) will cover best practices and share details of successful projects.

News About the California Bicycle Summit

Complete Streets

Complete Streets Webinar Launches CalBike Campaign

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California Bicycle Summit Advance Session Generates Excitement About San Diego Bikeways

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CalBike Announces 2024 California Bicycle Summit, Advance Sessions

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Thanks to these 2024 California Bicycle Summit Sponsors!