Pedal Power 2008

Bicycling offers proven, effective solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing California today: rising gas prices, congested roadways, the impacts of global warming, local air pollution, and the growing public health costs of inactive lifestyles.

Help promote the benefits of bicycling at the State Capitol by joining advocates and bicycle industry representatives for Pedal Power 2008, the California Bicycle Coalition’s 4th annual legislative training and lobbying days.

  • Learn more about CBC’s mission and legislative agenda for making our communities more livable.
  • Build and strengthen relationships with other advocates, industry representatives and legislators.
  • Meet with your local legislators to let them know why safer streets, healthier lifestyles and a cleaner environment are so important to the state’s future.


  Wednesday, April 30  
  Lunch With invited Special Guest Incoming Senate President Darrell Steinberg.
  Advocacy Training Learn about CBC’s current legislative agenda to improve bicycling conditions throughout the state and receive training on how to lobby your legislators effectively.
  Reception and expo Network with colleagues and see what’s new from California-based bicycle manufacturers and wholesalers.
  Thursday, May 1  
  Lobbying day Meet with your local legislators at the State Capitol.
  Press event and ride Join the Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates at the State Capitol at noon to help kick off California Bike Commute Month.


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