CALIFORNIA BICYCLE COALITION

aka CalBike, Shasta Living Streets, Women on Bikes California   |   Sacramento, CA   |  www.calbike.org

Mission

CalBike advocates for equitable, inclusive, and prosperous communities where bicycling helps to enable all Californians to lead healthy and joyful lives.

Ruling year info

1994

Executive Director

Dave Snyder

Main address

1017 L Street 288

Sacramento, CA 95814 USA

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EIN

68-0317456

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (R01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (Y01)

Citizen Participation (W24)

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Transportation Justice

We elevate low-income communities to shape and have more control over transportation policy. We prioritize underserved communities in transportation spending and policy decisions.

Our goals:

Win explicit priority for low-income communities and communities of color in state transportation spending.

Win a set-aside for community needs.

Work to improve decision-making at the state, regional, and local levels through more transparency and more democratic representation.

Improve and reform the California Transportation Commission and related bodies.

Population(s) Served

We push to connect neighborhoods with safe and complete networks for biking, safe walking, and great transit. Our goals:

Increase funding for biking and walking networks. Win new funding programs, strengthen and expand complete streets policies.

Change design practices to encourage biking and walking. Make protected bike lanes the new normal. Get Caltrans to publish a world-leading bike and pedestrian design guide.

Expand access to bikes. Make high-quality bikes including e-bikes affordable for more people. Expand bike share to all regions and make it accessible to all communities.

Population(s) Served

We elevate bicycling to its important place in easing pollution and inequities that threaten our climate and community health. We are working to change our transportation policies to support an equitable, environmentally sustainable, and safe future. Our goals:

Reduce vehicle miles traveled by 30% by 2022. Equitably reduce subsidies for driving.

Ensure that the impact of autonomous vehicle networks is to increase walking and bicycling and affordable, equitable, and safe public mobility. Advance smart regulations.

Reform enforcement as a safety strategy. Advance automated speed enforcement. Support community-based approaches that counter racial profiling. Improve district attorney treatment of violations. Reduce tickets issued against people walking and biking.

Increase bicycling especially to support economic prosperity and sustainability. Support community bicycles shops for neighborhood empowerment and job skills development. Encourage bicycle tourism especially in economically d

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We bolster the movement for transportation justice by supporting allies—from neighborhood activists to elected officials. Our goals:

Coordinate and strengthen a network of local, regional, and state organizations dedicated to transportation justice. Be a follower, an ally, and a leader as appropriate, with diverse organizations.

Strengthen local partners. Share best practices. Provide trainings and technical support. Develop a bicycle awareness license plate to fund local organizations.

Elect allies to office. Recruit qualified candidates. Activate the CalBike PAC.

Support increased education and encouragement as an opportunity to strengthen advocacy. Increase funding for advocacy-oriented outreach. Encourage and support more diversion programs. Continue support for youth education and organizing.

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Financials

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CALIFORNIA BICYCLE COALITION

Board of directors
as of 9/29/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Cynthia Rose

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No