News from the Capitol – Three CalBike bills passed, one defeated in the Assembly

Your California Bicycle Coalition took on a very full plate of bills this year aiming to make bicycling better and ensure that all Californians can benefit from healthy, clean transportation options—we’ve sponsored four bills and are actively working on two others with our partners in Sacramento. We had a very busy April with all of […]

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California Bike Month Events 2016

Happy Bike Month! Now in its 60th year, Bike Month has grown to one of the most anticipated months of the year. Hundreds of events happen statewide, with Cyclofemme happening in 12 Californian cities on May 8th. The Ride of Silence, a ride to commemorate bicyclists killed by motorists, is taking place on May 18th […]

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Assembly Transportation Committee Let Us Down

On Monday April 18, the Assembly Transportation Committee was scheduled to hear two very significant bills in our Transportation Equity Package. We’re sorry to share that neither bill survived the day. Several members of the committee, and most notably Chairman Jim Frazier, were not willing to step up and put the needs of underserved Californians […]

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Transportation Is a Civil Right – The Groundbreaking California Transportation Equity Summit and Bill Package Work to Rectify Unjust Transportation Policies

For Immediate Release – April 11, 2016 From: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Cell 562.221.9672 email: Melissa@calbike.org Re:  Transportation Is a Civil Right – The Groundbreaking California Transportation Equity Summit and Bill Package Work to Rectify Unjust Transportation Policies ———————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – This May 16-17 the California Bicycle Coalition and TransForm […]

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The California Bicycle Coalition and 4/22-24 Palo Alto E-Bike Expo Celebrate Bicycling as a Tool for Optimism for Urban California Travel

For Immediate Release  April 8, 2016 From: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Cell 562.221.9672 email: Melissa@calbike.org Re:  The California Bicycle Coalition and 4/22-24 Palo Alto E-Bike Expo Celebrate Bicycling as a Tool for Optimism for Urban California Travel Note: Both images and promo video are available for use in editorial upon request. […]

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2016 Bicycling in California Fact Sheet

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“Bike Lobby Day” is now Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day

Our annual Bike Advocacy Day is held this year in conjunction with TransForm with a new focus. The Transportation Equity Summit and Advocacy Day, May 16-17, is a collaboration marking our stronger strategic emphasis on equity — making sure that the benefits of bicycling, and transportation more broadly, extend to everyone in California, by putting […]

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The San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva Islas, MPH Selected as Newest Board Member for the California Bicycle Coalition

For Immediate Release – March 28, 2016 From: Melissa Balmer – Media Director California Bicycle Coalition Cell 562.221.9672 email: Melissa@calbike.org Re:  The San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva Islas, MPH Selected as Newest Board Member for the California Bicycle Coalition ———————————————————————————————————- Sacramento CA – The California Bicycle Coalition is honored to include the San Joaquin Valley’s Genoveva […]

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CalBike announces 2016 primary endorsements

The California Bicycle Coalition issued their endorsements this week in the state’s Assembly and Senate races. The advocacy organization asked each candidate how much they support bicycling. How much do they ride? Do they support more funding for bicycle infrastructure? Do they support a “complete streets” requirement that all road maintenance take bicycle safety into account? Do they […]

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2016 State Candidate Survey

The following survey was mailed to every candidate for Assembly or Senate. To see their responses, view this online spreadsheet. Do you ride a bicycle in your district and/or in Sacramento? If yes, for what purpose(s) and how often? How do you most commonly commute to work? If no, what would inspire you, and the 60% of people […]

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