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Update: Attend our Agenda Announcement and Campaign Kickoff Party on December 10. Oh, 2020. It’s been a hard year for too many. We extend our sympathies to everyone who is suffering from loss. Looking ahead to 2021, we here at CalBike have reasons to be optimistic. Among the silver linings of this tough year is that many […]
Originally published September 3, 2020. Updated September 30, 2020. The pandemic took a big bite out of CalBike’s 2020 legislative agenda, but we were still able to win two important legislative victories in this session. This was due in no small part to the thousands of CalBike members and supporters who emailed your representatives to […]
For Immediate Release Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Contact: Dave Snyder, 916-251-9433, firstname.lastname@example.org Governor’s Executive Order to Promote Clean Transportation Is Weak and Vague on the Most Important Strategies to Address the Climate Crisis Sacramento, CA—Governor Gavin Newsom today released Executive Order N-79-20, calling for reduced carbon pollution from the transportation sector. Cars and trucks account […]
CalBike is pleased to endorse Josh Newman for Senate District 29. As a former member of the state senate, Josh Newman already has experience championing what a fossil-free economy can look like in the capitol. He is up for the necessary fight to achieve this important goal because he knows we have no time to […]
CalBike is pleased to endorse Steve Bennett for District 37 Assembly Member. Steve Bennett’s platform reads like a bicycle advocates’ dream. He understands the importance of bicycling as a component of sustainable transportation and a socially just society. He has an excellent record on bike issues as a Ventura County Supervisor. With Steve Bennett as […]
For the open seat in Assembly District 25, we hope you will vote for Alex Lee in November. Alex brings a lot of new energy to the San Jose/South Bay area, and for all California residents. On issues from biking to affordable housing and transportation justice, Lee gave excellent responses to our questionnaire. We believe […]
CalBike is pleased to endorse Dave Min for Senate District 37. “I believe that climate change is the defining crisis of our time and that California must be a leader in promoting policies that radically reduce carbon emissions, not only in our state but across the world.” Those are the first words Dave Min wrote […]
CalBike is delighted to endorse Abigail Medina to represent Senate District 23. As Executive Director of Inland Region Equality Network (IREN), Abigail Medina has championed environmental protections, educational improvement, equality, and fair treatment of LGBT+ individuals in San Bernardino and throughout the Inland Empire. When she is elected to represent Senate District 23, Medina has […]
CalBike is pleased to endorse Chris Ward for Assembly District 78. Chris Ward’s platform reads like a bicycle advocates’ dream. He gets the importance of bicycling as a component of sustainable transportation and a socially-just society. Ward has an excellent track record as a San Diego Council Member to back up his claims. With Chris […]
CalBike enthusiastically endorses Kipp Mueller to lead Senate District 21. His strong environmental vision will help California provide more clean mobility options to its citizens. To do this, Mueller hopes to expand the role of the Air Resources Board in transportation decisions. This may seem like an esoteric and obscure state policy change, but transportation […]
CalBike enthusiastically endorses John Laird for Senate District 17. As former California Secretary for Natural Resources, John Laird is well-poised to create a stronger climate policy through a cross-sector approach. This includes building higher housing densities in major urban areas, restoring the commitment to operations funds for public transportation, and making a financial commitment to […]
California will never have the equitable, prosperous and inclusive communities that CalBike advocates for until we address and redress anti-Black violence. We want to actively contribute to ending systemic racism, especially in transportation policy, and most especially in bicycling advocacy. We promise to listen and learn how we can best do this work. To our community members who experience the violence of racism on a daily basis: we see you, we hear you, and we stand with you.