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Stay informed about the bicycling movement in California by reading this blog and subscribing to our monthly newsletter, the CalBike Report. Keep apprised of which bills we are supporting with our Legislative Watch page, which we update regularly.

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Correcting Decades of Transportation Neglect

Over 80 groups sign letter

On Monday, 82 organizations endorsed a set of recommendations, developed by CalBike and our allies, to call for changes in a deal to increase revenue for transportation system maintenance. The deal, two years in the making, invests too much in the old transportation paradigm of roads, including expansion. It will keep people stuck in their […]

Best and Worst of 2016

For the past few years, CalBike has produced a ‘Best of’ list to highlight some accomplishments (and some disappointments) from around the state. These awards help us see where we are, and how far we have to go. Enjoy!  — Best New Protected Intersection: 9th and Division, San Francisco We’re thrilled to include this category […]

2017 ATP: $158M Approved For Bicycle and Pedestrian Projects Across CA

On December 7th, the California Transportation Commission (CTC) approved a total of $158,096,000 for 44 Statewide projects and 10 Small Urban and Rural walking and bicycling projects as part of the 2017 Active Transportation Program (ATP). The projects awarded included $24.3 million that was diverted from a single high-profile project in the Coachella Valley to five […]

Reflections from The Untokening

On November 13th, over 130 leaders from across the country gathered in Atlanta, Georgia, for The Untokening: A Convening for Just and Accessible Streets and Communities. Taken place days after the 2016 Presidential Election and the aftermath that ensued, the discussions and the discoveries that unfolded at The Untokening give power to acknowledging that any advancements […]