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CalBike Summit Preview: Complete Streets with Senator Scott Wiener

Register for the Bike Summit soon - but first, here's a preview session

February 29, 2024

New Bills Want to Regulate, Restrict E-bike Riding

Training is important, but requiring a license to ride a e-bike would have other negative consequences.

February 13, 2024

Governor Newsom’s “Climate Commitment” Does Not Include Active Transportation

The state is committed to climate investments, but one of its best climate programs - the ATP - is apparently dispensable

January 12, 2024

Senate Transportation Committee Recap: Transit Consolidation Bill Pulled

Also, a bill from Senator Blakespear to reduce delays for building safer bike lanes along the California coast returns

January 10, 2024

CalBike’s 2023 Legislative Recap: Big Wins for Active Transportation

Six bills signed; two to keep an eye on; two vetoes; four bills for next year; and six that didn't make it.

October 18, 2023

Commentary: Daylighting Is Now the Law. But it’s up to Cities to Make it Work

A.B. 413 will, in theory, make it illegal in California to park “within twenty feet of the vehicle approach side of any marked or unmarked crosswalk or within fifteen feet of any crosswalk where a curb extension is present.”

October 13, 2023

Legislative Update: Governor Is Powering Through Bills

Decriminalizing fare evasion and sidewalk riding bills killed; Transparency and climate accountability bills signed; More to come

October 9, 2023

CA Legislature Passes Speed Camera Bill

Now it's up to Governor Newsom to sign it

September 13, 2023