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Better street design

Getting San Diego to adopt and use national standards for street design that better protect the most vulnerable users of our roads.

Separated lanes

Pushing the City of San Diego to build more separated lanes so people aged 8-80 feel comfortable riding our streets — whether bike, scooter, powered chair, skateboard, or whatever they roll with.

Lower road speeds

Together we advocate for lower speed limits on San Diego streets, a proven strategy for lowering injury rates and saving lives.

Finishing the network

Grassroots pressure to get long-stalled SANDAG bike lane projects back on track and completed.

Educating leaders

Speaking out in community forums and bringing more voices to the table in favor of more space for small transport like bikes and scooters

Bringing us together

Gathering the natural alliance of street users: the disabled, elderly, cyclists, scooter users, walker, the economically disenfranchised, and transit riders to create healthier and safer spaces for all of us.

We want you involved.

Your experience and your voice can become a powerful force for transforming San Diego into a city with more options for safely getting around. Get on BikeSD's mailing list to keep up with the latest.

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Tues, March 5, 6pm – Vote the ‘Rise Up Town’ slate at Uptown Planners election

Come vote for BikeSD's endorsed slate of candidates for the Uptown Planners board The slate consists of 7 emphatically pro-housing, pro-biking, pro-walking, pro-transit, and pro-more-neighbors candidates — called RISE UP TOWN. This March 5 election…

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Wednesday, March 13 – Learn Bike and Pedestrian Advocacy Skills

Speak Up: Learn Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocacy Skills Anyone interested in learning how to speak during comments at City Council and working in tandem with the BikeSD Advocacy Team please join us for our monthly advocacy trainings. Our Advocacy…

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A Quick Look at FY 2019 City Council Budget Priorities

San Diego City Councilmembers submitted their priorities to the Office of the Independent Budget Analyst (IBA) in January 2019 and the IBA created a report which can be seen here:…

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Voices

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Why I Ride – message from our new board president

Inaugural message from Nicole Burgess, new BikeSD board president. If you know me, you know I love to ride. From near to far, in flips or Uggs, nothing beats the beauty of pedaling for a cause. Whether it’s pedaling for my groceries or to advocate…

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Heartbroken Over a Stolen Bike

I know the feeling all too well: that awful, sinking emotion when you realize your bike has been stolen. It's never easy to have your personal belongings stolen, not least when it's your main mode of transportation. It is frustrating. It is a…

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Cover slide of the Gilman Drive road diet presentation, November 2018, by Judi Tentor

Is it time to ditch the phrase “Road Diet”?

A four-lane road, Gilman Drive in La Jolla near the Univ. of California San Diego (UCSD), recently had new sewer lines installed. A stretch of this newly-repaved road was three weeks away from getting re-striped when BikeSD mobilized to have the…

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