The 5-Day California Dream Ride Raises Funds and Awareness for Creating Connected “Bikeway Networks” Across California

For Immediate Release – July 18, 2015 Contact Melissa Balmer – Media Director/California Bicycle Coalition T. (562) 612-0197 C. (562) 221-9672 Email: melissa@calbike.org Re: The 5-Day California Dream Ride Raises Funds and Awareness for Creating Connected “Bikeway Networks” Across California ——————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – The California Dream Ride will offer cyclists a unique vacation and […]

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Legislation Update 7.14.15

Remember: you can always get up-to-the-minute updates at calbike.org/legislation. Budget As you may have heard, our proposed $25 million increase in the Active Transportation Program, California’s primary funding source for biking and walking, was shelved for now, while lawmakers debate infrastructure spending in an “Extraordinary Session.” This means that we will have to defend our […]

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Bring a Delegation to the 2015 California Bicycle Summit

CalBike does not “doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.” Hoping to attract such groups to the California Bicycle Summit to develop their social change skills, the California Bicycle Coalition is offering scholarships for delegations of advocates — groups of 4 to 10 local leaders who wish to work […]

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Call for Proposals for This October’s California Bicycle Summit in San Diego

For Immediate Release – July 6, 2015 From: Melissa Balmer Media Director – California Bicycle Coalition Email: Melissa@calbike.org T. 562.612.0197 C. 562.221.9672 Re: The California Bicycle Coalition Calls for Proposals for This October’s California Bicycle Summit in San Diego ——————————————————————————————————————————————————————————– Sacramento CA July 2, 2015 – The California Bicycle Coalition is very pleased to request […]

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Extraordinary Session to Raise Big Transportation Dollars

Having won the fight for better bikeway design, your California Bicycle Coalition has been focused on funding in this legislative session, pushing decision-makers in Sacramento to significantly increase the state’s investment in great bicycling projects that connect communities. We had an early win in May when the Assembly championed our ask and proposed adding $25 […]

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Submit a proposal for the 2015 California Bicycle Summit

We are accepting proposals for presentations  at the 2015 California Bicycle Summit in San Diego October 25-28. To submit your proposal please go here. The deadline to submit is by midnight July 31, 2015. With equity as the overarching theme, the Summit will address the following topics: Open Streets — get the best advice on how […]

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Caltrans Second Quarter Mile Marker

In Caltrans’ latest quarterly report, the Mile Marker we see signs that Caltrans’ work to make California’s transportation system more sustainable and livable, and to encourage bicycling, may slowly be coming to fruition. It’s inspiring that the front page of the Mile Marker not only features people riding bikes, but they were sure to include […]

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Marin Museum of Bicycling Opens

The Marin Museum of Bicycling, a new  bicycle history museum and cultural center in Fairfax, California, held their grand opening on Saturday, June 6. The museum is also the new home of the Mountain Bike Hall of Fame, which has been located in Crested Butte, Colorado since 1988. Your California Bicycle Coalition’s own Dave Snyder […]

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Budget Decision on Funding California’s Bikeways Delayed

Your California Bicycle Coalition and our allies won a battle in our campaign to fund California’s bikeways when the Assembly included in its budget proposal our suggested $25 million boost to the Active Transportation Program, the primary source of bikeway funding. We hoped to report a complete victory this week, since the deadline for adopting […]

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Bike-partisanship in Sacramento?

One of the mysteries of modern bicycle advocacy in the United States is the partisan divide about promoting bicycling. Bicycling is good for our economy and our nation’s energy independence. It does not require big government; to the contrary, bicycling investments are the most cost-effective. Yet, in many American legislatures, Democrats are pro-bike while Republicans […]

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