Walking and Biking

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DESCRIPTION

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 safer and more accessible for bicyclists and pedestrians. Better Bike brings residents of Beverly HIlls and LA together to discuss bike safety, educate members about laws and regulations related to bicycling and create a tangle Complete Streets plan to further advocacy for safer and more accessible bike lanes. 

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 and better transit routes.

National 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.

Walk Bike Marin

Walk Bike Marin is an initiative to help make the County of 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.

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 has information about local campaigns regarding safe active transportation, biking events in the East Bay and resources about Oakland's land use and transportation plans, laws and regulations, and advocacy tools. 

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 non-profit 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 resource center that supports creativity, skill-sharing and hands-on learning and human-scale technology projects. The group of advocates emphasize and define what "sustainable living" is through their projects and collective organizing and accountability.

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 Bike to School and Walk to School Day events, along with advocating for better sidewalks, pathways and policy changes in schools and communities.