Join leading community organizations and advocates in Sacramento and help ensure state policies and investments promote effective public transit, great walking and bicycling, and affordable homes. Together we will learn about the hottest issues from leaders like the Secretary of Business, Transportation and Housing Brian Kelly and Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols as well as leading... read the whole note.
Governor Brown has released his 2013-2014 budget proposal, and it is a risky one for the future of bicycling. It consolidates a number of current bike and ped funding sources into one "Active Transportation Program." Whether this new program is a step forward or a step back depends on you -- and all of us -- who must get involved right now to help shape the program.
CalBike, our... read the whole note.
Our colleagues at California Bicycle Coalition and TransForm need you to contact your Assemblymember and ask them to support the latest version of the three-foot passing bill. Let's show them that Santa Clara and San Mateo County cyclists are behind this effort!
Thanks to an avalanche of emails, letters and phone calls from you and thousands of other bike-friendly Californians this... read the whole note.
Our colleagues at the California Bicycle Coalition need your help to push a cyclist safety bill through its next committee hearing.
Last month the California Senate approved Senate Bill 1464, the 3-foot passing bill authored by State Senator Alan Lowenthal and sponsored by the California Bicycle Coalition and the City of Los Angeles, after more than 2,200 bicyclists sent emails urging... read the whole note.
In February, State Senator Alan Lowenthal of Long Beach introduced SB 1464, the new three-foot passing bill the California Bicycle Coalition is cosponsoring with the City of Los Angeles. It's identical to last year's three-foot bill (SB 910), but without the language the governor found problematic.
Click here to learn more about the bill.
At a State Capitol hearing on Tuesday,... read the whole note.
Californian bicycle leaders: (l to r) CBC board member Andrew Casteel, Safe Routes to School National Partnership Executive Director Deb Hubsmith, CBC Communications Director Jim Brown and Executive Director Dave Snyder, and our own Corinne Winter enjoy a bonding moment.
Last weekend, Corinne and I headed down to the California Bike Summit - in the car capital of the country, Los... read the whole note.
Great news in from the California Bicycle Coalition! The three-foot passing bill, SB 910, is one big step closer to implementation.
California is one step closer to enacting a three-foot passing law after Tuesday's 44-25 vote in the Assembly to approve Senate Bill 910.
Cosponsored by the California Bicycle Coalition and the City of Los Angeles and authored by... read the whole note.
Here's the latest on SB 910 from the California Bicycle Coalition.
A three-foot passing bill supported by the California Bicycle Coalition (CBC) and thousands of statewide cycling advocates was approved yesterday by the Assembly Transportation Committee in a raucous hearing that reflected California’s deeply conflicted relationship to motor vehicles and driving.
Senate Bill 910,... read the whole note.
Another amazing Bike Month has concluded and the results of the Team Bike Challenge and Company Bike Challenge have been finalized. Congratulations to all the participants who took part in this month-long event, but as always there can only be a few at the top. Here is a list of all the top performers.Team Bike Challenge Winners:
Santa Clara County - Team Endurance from Tesla Motors... read the whole note.
This status update on the "three-foot passing bill," SB 910, was recently distributed by California Bicycle Coalition.
Senate approves three-foot passing bill
California could soon become the nation's 19th state to enact a 3-foot passing law to protect bicyclists. Last week the California Senate approved CBC-sponsored Senate Bill 910 by a 27-9 vote, sending the bill to the... read the whole note.