Top 14 of 2014

  1. The Three Feet for Safety Act goes into effect, raising awareness about safely sharing roads with people on bikes.
  2. The Protected Bikeways Act passes, encouraging cities to use safer, modern infrastructure for bikeway design.
  3. The region implements infrastructure improvements including buffered bike lanes and parking corrals.
  4. The Bike Coalition introduces new brand encouraging “Life by Bike” and expands to three full time staff, hiring Hannah Williams as Project Coordinator.
  5. The City of San Diego approves its first ever Bike Advisory Committee, naming Andy Hanshaw committee chair and appointing two other Bike Coalition board members.
  6. The Bike Coalition hosts 41 bike rodeos and community rides showing San Diegans how to safely get around by bike. Over 350 kids participated!
  7. Thousands roll through Pacific Beach and Hillcrest/Bankers Hill for two CicloSDias events.
  8. The 7th Annual Bike the Bay raises a record-breaking $72,000 for the Bike Coalition.
  9. The Carlsbad Active Village Campaign kicks off, launching the region’s first biking and walking marketing and education campaign.
  10. A record number of people participate in Bike Month and Bike to Work Day.
  11. The Bike Coalition wins iCommute’s Diamond Award for Program Excellence.
  12. The City of San Diego commits to bike share program, set to arrive in San Diego in 2015 with 180 stations and 1,800 bikes citywide.
  13. New Belgium’s Tour de Fat raises over $40,000 for the Bike Coalition.
  14. The City of Coronado joins Oceanside, Chula Vista and only 57 other cities nationwide with a Silver Bike-Friendly Community designation from the League of American Bicyclists.