State and National

CALIFORNIA

American Association of Retired Persons, California Chapter
Dedicated to enhancing quality of life for all as we age. AARP has adopted Complete Streets as a national policy priority.

California Walks
Promotes walkable communities for all people throughout California.

Climate Plan
Partnership of leading environmental, civic and transportation organizations working together to ensure that California promotes smarter land use and transportation policies to meet the greenhouse gas reduction goals of AB 32, the Global Warming Solutions Act.

Healthy Transportation Network, California Department of Public Health
Encourages local elected officials and city managers to create more walkable and bike-friendly communities.

Local Government Commission
Sponsors conferences related to smart growth and links local elected officials creating livable communities.

Planning and Conservation League
Active in environmental legislation and initiative campaigns.

Rails to Trails Conservancy, Western Region
Advocates for nonmotorized transportation and provides technical advice to communities using trails to promote healthy living.

Surface Transportation Policy Project
Publishes pedestrian and bicyclist-related safety reports; organizes coalitions for state and national transportation reform.

NATIONAL

Adventure Cycling Association
Nonprofit organization devoted to inspiring people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery.

Alliance for Biking and Walking
Provides developmental support for advocacy coalitions, organizes an annual retreat for state and local advocacy leaders, and represents local and state advocacy organizations in national affairs.

America Bikes
The campaign for bicycle-friendly federal transportation legislation.

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals
Membership association for professionals and advocates working in the field of nonmotorized transportation, including planners, engineers, architects, landscape architects, transportation researchers, suppliers, advocates, and Safe Routes to School and public health professionals.

Bikes Belong
Sponsored by the U.S. bicycle industry, with nearly 400 bicycle suppliers and retailers as members combining resources to improve bicycling in America.

International Mountain Bicycling Association
Nonprofit educational association whose mission is to create, enhance and preserve great trail experiences for mountain bikers worldwide.

League of American Bicyclists
National membership organization for bicyclists. The League recognizes states, communities and businesses for their efforts to promote bicycling, and also develops the only nationally recognized bicycling curriculum in the United States, certifying instructors to provide training to students and new instructors.

National Association of City Transportation Officials
NACTO’s Cities for Cycling initiative is documenting best bicycle transportation practices in the U.S.

National Complete Streets Coalition
National clearinghouse and support for the Complete Streets movement.

National Center for Bicycling and Walking
An excellent clearinghouse of info pertaining to federal funding of bicycle projects and how communities are making themselves more bike-friendly.

Safe Routes to School National Partnership
Works to support the development and implementation of programs to promote walking and biking to school.

Transportation for America
A broad coalition of housing, business, environmental, public health, transportation, equitable development and other organizations seeking to align national, state, and local transportation policies with an array of issues like economic opportunity, climate change, energy security, health, housing and community development.