These organizations welcome new members to work on cycling issues for both on-street and off-street projects. You can get involved in local, regional, statewide or nationwide bicycle advocacy.
Bicycle-Friendly Berkeley Coalition - Founded in the summer of 1995 to bring together bicyclists plus parents, merchants, and environmentalists who share our vision.
Bicycle Trails Council of the East Bay - Educates cyclists in responsible mountain biking, to advocate for appropriate access and to promote community among trail users so all may fully enjoy and preserve the natural spaces of the East Bay.
Bicycle Trails Council of Marin - Dedicated to the acceptance of mountain biking as a legitimate and environmentally sound use of the land. The BTC works to educate bikers, as well as other users, of local regulations and proper trail etiquette.
BikeAlameda - Works to increase the city's bicycle network and facilities, to educate the community about the benefits of safe bicycling, and to provide a community to which Alameda bicyclists can belong.
Responsible Organized Mountain Pedalers (ROMP) - Encourages mountain bikers to take part in trail maintenance and construction, participate in land manager meetings and master plans, ride with respect for the land and other trail users, and have fun!
San Francisco Bay Train Project (Association of Bay Area Governments) - Makes available grant funds for trail construction and maintenance; participates in planning efforts and encourages consistency with the adopted Bay Trail Plan; educates the public and decision-makers about the merits and benefits of the Bay Trail.
Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) - Improves neighborhood quality of life by making biking in Oakland safe, easy, accessible and fun.
California Bicycle Coalition - A nonprofit education and lobbying organization working to improve bicycling conditions throughout California. CBC's mission is to create safe, healthy and livable communities in California by promoting bicycling for transportation and recreation.
California Association of Bicycle Organizations (CABO) - Fosters and promotes a favorable climate for bicycling in California by representing the interests of cyclists before the appropriate governmental bodies to protect their rights and promoting laws, policies, and actions that treat cyclists equitably.
Adventure Cycling Association - Inspires people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery.
League of American Bicyclists - Promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America.
National Center for Bicycling and Walking - Changes the way communities are planned, designed and managed to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can walk and bike easily, safely and regularly.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center - A national clearinghouse for information about health and safety, engineering, advocacy, education, enforcement, access, and mobility for pedestrians (including transit users) and bicyclists.
Transportation for America - is a coalition of housing, business, environmental, public health, transportation, equitable development, and other organizations. We’re all seeking to align our national, state, and local transportation policies with an array of issues like economic opportunity, climate change, energy security, health, housing and community development.