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.
Join us for Let's Get Moving Silicon Valley—a gathering of residents, leaders, and activists interested in creating better-connected, affordable, and healthy communities throughout Santa Clara County. Click here to register now!
There will be a diverse assortment of workshop sessions. Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition will be on panels discussing both Safe Routes to School and Safe... read the whole note.
I don't know if it was the irony of giving chocolate bars in the shape of California to visitors from the land that gave us Coenraad Johannes van Houten, or the psychedelic treatment one of the project teams proposed for the corner of Balbach and Market, but something about my circumstance on Tuesday night made me realize that I had spent the previous two days as a part of something strange... 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.
The following invitation comes from Stuart Cohen, Executive Director at SVBC partner organization TransForm.
At TransForm, we believe all Californians deserve transportation choices: safe, abundant, affordable, and reliable options for getting where you need to go on foot, bicycle and public transportation.
Sadly, this is very low on the priority list for most of our leaders.... read the whole note.
Let’s show our leaders in Sacramento that Californians need real transportation choices. Creating communities that are safe for walking and biking and have good public transit must be a priority. Please join us in Sacramento on Tuesday, May 1 for the Transportation Choices Summit. You can also join the following day, May 2nd, for an Advocacy Day to... read the whole note.
TransForm and the Safe Routes to School National Partnership are kicking off a powerful new collaboration of advocates like you, health professionals, and planning experts: the Healthy Transportation Network. The Network's goal is to shape big, pivotal transportation decisions in the Bay Area so they yield healthy outcomes for all.
They want you to join the Network!
Get plugged... read the whole note.
TransForm has recently released a report titled, "Windfall For All: How Connected, Convenient Neighborhoods Can Protect Our Climate and Safeguard California’s Economy." The report looks at the four main population areas of the state - Southern CA, the San Francisco Bay Area, San Diego, and Sacramento - and finds that residents could save $31 billion if all communities had the same level of... read the whole note.