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Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals

The mission of the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals (APBP) is to grow the pedestrian and bicycle profession and its influence by facilitating the exchange of professional and technical knowledge, elevating practitioners’ skills and defining the field.

Beverly Hills Safe Streets

Better Bike focuses on making Beverly Hills’ streets safe and accessible for all travelers. This site focuses on safe, ‘multimodal mobility’ alternatives to the automobile.

Circulate San Diego

Circulate San Diego is an organization that is dedicated to making SD neighborhoods more vibrant and sustainable through better land use planning and design. This site focuses on educational events, training, advocacy, and works with local governments to help make accessible walking paths, more bike lanes, better transit routes etc..

Complete Streets Coalition

The National Complete Streets Coalition promotes the development and implementation of policies and professional practices that ensure streets are safe for people of all ages and abilities, balance the needs of different modes, and support local land uses, economies, cultures, and natural environments.

Humboldt Partnership for Active Living

HumPAL is a multi-disciplinary effort to address the relationship of land use choices, community design and public health by implementing small projects designed to increase physical activity; Prioritizing use of scarce resources; and Analyzing and addressing related land use policy issues.

Marin: Walk/Bike Marin

WalkBikeMarin is an initiative to help make Marin more healthy, livable, and environmentally sustainable by encouraging walking and bicycling as everyday transportation. This site provides information about all the County’s bicycle and pedestrian projects and programs.

National Alliance for Biking and Walking

The Alliance for Biking & Walking creates, strengthens, and unites state and local bicycling and walking advocacy organizations. This site provides advocates tools to win campaigns that transform communities into great places to bike and walk.

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO)

Walk Oakland Bike Oakland was founded in 2007 as a response to plans for Oakland’s Whole Foods that had little consideration for pedestrians and cyclists. This site focuses on adequate bike and pedestrian facilities.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center (PBIC)

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center's mission has been to improve the quality of life in communities through the increase of safe walking and bicycling as a viable means of transportation and physical activity. This site provides an array of resources that enable the safety of both pedestrians and cyclists.

Project for Public Places

Project for Public Spaces (PPS) is a nonprofit planning, design and educational organization dedicated to helping people create and sustain public spaces that build stronger communities. This site focuses on helping citizens transform their public spaces into vital places that highlight local assets, spur rejuvenation and serve common needs.

Redwood Community Action Agency (North coast of California)

Redwood Community Action Agency (RCAA) is a private non-profit organization that provides a wide range of services to low and moderate income residents of Humboldt County. This site aims to develop programs in which people can become self-sufficient and empowered to improve their own lives.

Santa Barbara Coalition for Sustainable Transportation (COAST)

COAST provides advocacy, education and outreach to improve transportation options in the Santa Barbara and Ventura Regions, promoting rail, bus, bike and pedestrian access.

Santa Cruz Hub for Sustainable Living

The Hub For Sustainable Living is a Santa Cruz, advocates for livable, interconnected communities. This site provides information on appropriate use of materials, human-powered transportation, and skill-building that empowers people to meet their needs in a self-sufficient and affordable manner using secondhand materials and local goods.

Walk to School

In the USA and Canada, International Walk to School Day galvanizes visibility for walking and bicycling to school. This site promotes the Walk to School Day event, along with advocating for better sidewalks, pathways, policy changes in schools and communities, etc..