local bike advocacy organizations

Santa Ana Active Streets (SAAS) – a community-based coalition with the mission of cultivating diverse community participation in creating a safe and accessible environment for active transportation in Santa Ana. The Bicycle Tree frequently works closely with our friends in SAAS. For more information about SAAS, go here.

The Orange County Bicycle Coalition – a countywide citizens' bicycle advocacy organization.

The Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition – LACBC works to build a better, more bike-able Los Angeles County. Has a central office and area chapters.

OCTA Citizen’s Advisory Committee – Bicycle/Pedestrian Subcommitee – the citizen’s group advising the Orange County Transportation Authority regarding bicycle and pedestrian facilities.

The Orange County Wheelmen – in addition to organizing club rides, the Wheelmen address legislative issues and work to educate the public about bicycle safety.

El Fenix – a group bringing Santa Ana bike advocates together to create change.

Fullerton Bicycle Users Subcommittee – this citizens’ volunteer group reviews policies, plans and projects affecting bicycle travel within Fullerton to advise city staff and elected officials.

Bike Newport Beach – concerned citizens making Newport Beach safer for pedestrians and cyclists.

PEDal – advocating for a more bicycle and pedestrian friendly San Clemente, one that encourages efficient and safe travel by non-motorized means.

Laguna Streets – a cooperative group of Laguna Beach residents who research and recommend a new balanced mobility plan for Laguna Beach based on sustainable transportation modes.

Huntington Beach Bicycle Advocates – advocates for making Huntington Beach a more bicycle friendly community

C.I.C.L.E.  - This Los Angeles area organization is brimming with news, information, cycling workshops, and events.


California, National, and International Bicycle Advocacy Organizations

California Bicycle Coalition – CalBike enables more people to bicycle, creating safer, healthier and more prosperous communities for all.

League of American Bicyclists – the League represents bicyclists in the movement to create safer roads, stronger communities, and a bicycle-friendly America. Through information, advocacy and promotion, the League works to celebrate and preserve the freedom cycling brings to its members everywhere.

Alliance for Biking and Walking – The Alliance for Biking & Walking creates, strengthens and unites state/province and local bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations.

Bikes Belong – a bicycle industry-supported organization whose mission is to put more people on bicycles more often.

International Bicycle Fund – A non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, providing information and resources promoting sustainable transport and international understanding to make this planet a healthier and happier place to live.