Tag: advocacy

Mark Hansen Joins MCBC Staff

“I look forward to a future where bicycles are a meaningful and critical aspect of transportation in any urban space, from smaller towns to dense cities, with no hurdles for those able and willing to ride. The Bay Area is increasingly prioritizing bikes as a healthy means of transportation, and I’m excited to be a part of it.”

MCBC Road Program Update

MCBC’s Road Program builds the support needed to identify, promote, and fund bike and pedestrian improvements in Marin, with safety and connectivity between communities as the driving themes.

MCBC Responds: “Headlines Matter”

The Marin County Bicycle Coalition was disappointed by the most recent Marin IJ headline on an article concerning the management of Open Space District lands, “Birders block bikers in Marin trail battle.” There are several things wrong with the headline.

Funding Boon for Bicycle Sharing In Marin

Earlier this month,the Metropolitan Transportation Commission approved $824,000 across Marin and Sonoma counties to fund bicycle sharing in the SMART train corridor. Expected to roll out in late 2018, the will provide a fleet of rugged, GPS-tagged utility bikes at Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit stations and key destinations in cities along the rail corridor

West Marin Hit-and-Run Update

In the wake of the West Marin Hit-and-Run, we’ve been communicating with public officials and tracking the developments in the story as they unfold. This past week, we were able to focus on publicly thanking the man whose quick actions led to such a fast response. We’ve also received a number of update requests from people following the status of the case. Here are the developments to date.