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The slogan of Senate Bill 1, the act passed in April to increase California’s gas tax, was “fix-our-potholes-first”. However, the freight and goods movement industries—whose heavy trucks are most culpable for said potholes—quietly and indirectly received an approximate $3.3 billion for more than just fixing pavement over the next ten years. Will these billions contribute […]
Senate Bill 1 passed in April and was signed by Governor Brown, raising the gas tax in California for the first time since 1994 to raise $54 billion in new transportation revenue over the next ten years. Advocacy by CalBike and our allies resulted in some critical changes to SB 1—increased funding for public transit, walking, […]
The Dream Ride staff continues working hard, planning and organizing each day’s route, lodging and activities. This is the second of several posts describing the fruits of those labors: tentative plans for each day on the 2017 Dream Ride. Some details may change between now and October, so stay tuned to this blog or contact the […]
CalBike, California Walks, and the California Center for Civic Participation are excited to introduce our very first cohort of Walk & Bike Youth Leaders. We conceived of the Walk & Bike Youth Leaders Program as an opportunity to engage new voices in walk and bike advocacy, and help the next generation of community leaders […]
When Caltrans moved to BAN bikes on a stretch of Skyline Blvd without public comment, our partners pushed back. Now Caltrans needs your input. Where Skyline Blvd (State Highway 35) crosses Highway 1 in Daly City, people on bikes have to navigate a dangerous freeway-style interchange. In response to a 2015 tragedy when a rider […]