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    • Tuesday, September 22, 2020
    • (PDT)
    • Fresno County



    Due to the Covid-19 pandemic of 2020, many bicycle advocacy organizations, including the League of American Bicyclists (LAB), and SF Bike are "turning on a dime" so to speak, and rescheduling the usual Bike Month activities to the Fall of this year. With the health and safety of our entire community in mind, the Fresno County Bicycle Coalition is planning to follow suit with the League in "shifting"  Bike to Work Day to September 22 to coincide with World Car-Free Day. As May is still Bike Month, FCBC is still encouraging "socially-distanced" bicycle riding during May for essential transportation and for exercise as an important health related activity during the shelter-in-place order, and will be continue to promote socially-distanced bicycling through various social media channels. We would like to encourage bicyclists to support local small businesses, especially local food establishments (and our local bike shops!) during these challenging times by riding your bike for curb-side pick-up when available. FCBC will be reaching out to local small businesses in an effort to encourage them to be more "bicycle friendly" during the time of Covid, so we hope this opportunity will pay off in the long run!  


    And for those unfamiliar with World Car-Free Day, read on, and "Ride On!"


    A Car-Free Day encourages motorists to give up their cars for a day. Organized events are held in some cities and countries. September 22 is World Car Free Day. According to The Washington Post, the event promotes improvement of mass transit, cycling and walking, and the development of communities where jobs are closer to home and where shopping is within walking distance. Studies showed that for short trips in cities, one can reach more quickly using a bicycle rather than using a car.

    The events, which vary by location, give motorists and commuters an idea of their locality with fewer cars. While projects along these lines had taken place from time to time on an ad hoc basis starting with the 1973 oil crisis, it was only in October 1994 that a structured call for such projects was issued in a keynote speech by Eric Britton at the International Ciudades Accessibles (Accessible Cities) Conference held in Toledo (Spain).
    Within two years the first Days were organized in Reykjavik(Iceland), Bath (United Kingdom) and La Rochelle (France), and the informal World Car Free Days Consortium was organized in 1995 to support Car-Free Days worldwide. The first national campaign was inaugurated in Britain by the Environmental Transport Association in 1997, the French followed suit in 1998 as In town, without my car! and was established as a Europe-wide initiative by the European Commission in 2000. In the same year the Commission enlarged the program to a full European Mobility Week which now is the major focus of the Commission, with the Car-Free Day part of a greater new mobility whole. Also in 2000, car free days went global with a World Carfree Day program launched by Carbusters, now World Carfree Network, and in the same year the Earth Car Free Day collaborative program of the Earth Day Network and the World Car Free Days collaborative.

Past events

Thursday, September 17, 2020 September Monthly FCBC Board Meeting and Newsletter
Thursday, August 20, 2020 Monthly FCBC Board Meeting
Thursday, July 16, 2020 July Monthly FCBC Board Meeting
Thursday, June 18, 2020 June FCBC Virtual Board Meeting
Thursday, May 14, 2020 May is Still Bike Month Challenge Winner Drawing and Virtual Bike Mixer
Wednesday, May 06, 2020 Mall to Hall 2020--CANCELLED
Friday, May 01, 2020 Virtual Bike Month
Saturday, April 25, 2020 Fresno Earth Day--CANCELLED
Thursday, April 16, 2020 Monthly FCBC Board Meeting on Zoom
Saturday, March 07, 2020 Chinese New Year Parade and Festival
Thursday, February 27, 2020 February Board Meeting- Please note change of date!
Thursday, January 16, 2020 Monthly FCBC Board Meeting
Friday, December 06, 2019 Annual Board Elections and Cindy Lane Holiday Lights Ride
Thursday, November 21, 2019 Monthly FCBC Board Meeting
Saturday, November 09, 2019 West Fresno “Bike Safe Fresno” Smart Cycling Event
Thursday, October 17, 2019 FCBC Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday, September 19, 2019 Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday, September 05, 2019 GAP Trail: Great Allegheny Passage
Thursday, July 18, 2019 Monthly Board Meeting
Thursday, June 20, 2019 Monthly Board Meeting
Friday, May 31, 2019 Bike Prom
Friday, May 17, 2019 Bike to Work Day Energy Station
Thursday, May 16, 2019 Monthly Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 15, 2019 FCC Ride of Silence
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Bicycle Safety Rodeo and Smart Cycling Class
Saturday, May 04, 2019 Free Bike Valet at Grizzly Fest
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Mall to Hall Ride
Wednesday, May 01, 2019 Central Valley Bike Month/Million Mile Challenge/ cvbikemonth.com
Friday, April 26, 2019 Fresno High Earthday Awareness Day Bike Valet
Friday, December 14, 2018 Reminder: FCBC Annual Meeting Board Elections and Member Cindy Ln Holiday Light Ride
Sunday, October 14, 2018 FCBC Members-Only Bike Bus and Rail Adventure with Merced Bicycle Coalition to Yosemite
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 Pedal to Pieology
Sunday, May 27, 2018 SMART CYCLING PART 2
Saturday, May 26, 2018 COMMUNITY CARNIVAL: BIKE & PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RODEO
Thursday, May 17, 2018 Fresno Bike to Work Day 2018
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 Ride of Silence
Sunday, May 13, 2018 6th Annaul CycloFemme Ride
Saturday, May 12, 2018 FITNESS EVENT: BIKE & PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RODEO
Friday, May 11, 2018 FRESNO BIKE PROM 2018!
Wednesday, May 02, 2018 MALL TO MALL RIDE
Saturday, April 21, 2018 SMACK IN DA MIDDLE 7 Bike Polo Tournament
Saturday, April 21, 2018 FITNESS EVENT: BIKE & PEDESTRIANSAFETY RODEO
Saturday, April 14, 2018 EARTH DAY
Saturday, March 31, 2018 COMMUNITY CARNIVAL: BIKE & PEDESTRIAN SAFETY RODEO
Saturday, March 24, 2018 THE MERCED BICYCLE COALITION VISITS FRESNO RIDE
Thursday, March 15, 2018 March Board Meeting
Saturday, March 03, 2018 Fresno Chinatown Chinese New Year Celebration Saturday March 3 2018 10 AM - 3 PM
Friday, December 15, 2017 ANNUAL FCBC CINDY LANE HOLIDAY LIGHT RIDE
Thursday, October 19, 2017 Board Meeting
Saturday, May 27, 2017 Fresno Grizzlies Kruz-A-Palooza Bike/Car Show
Wednesday, May 03, 2017 16th Annual Fresno County Bicycle Coalition Mall to Mall Ride
Saturday, April 22, 2017 Earth Day Fresno
Thursday, November 17, 2016 November 2016 Board Meeting
Sunday, October 02, 2016 CenCalVia Open Streets Event
Thursday, September 15, 2016 September 2016 Board Meeting
Thursday, August 18, 2016 August 2016 Board Meeting
Thursday, August 18, 2016 City of Fresno Active Transportation Plan Public Workshop
Thursday, August 11, 2016 City of Fresno Active Transportation Plan Public Workshop
Thursday, July 21, 2016 July 2016 Board Meeting
Thursday, June 16, 2016 June 2016 Board Meeting
Monday, June 13, 2016 FCBC meeting with Dave Snyder of California Bicycle Coalition
Friday, May 20, 2016 Bike to Work Day Energy Stations May 20, 2016
Friday, May 20, 2016 Bike to Work Day Corporate Challenge
Thursday, May 19, 2016 City of Fresno Active Transportation Plan Community Workshop Thursday May 19 Fresno City College
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 City of Fresno Active Transportation Plan Community Workshop Wednesday May 18 Fresno Fairgrounds
Thursday, May 12, 2016 Official Fresno City Council Bike Month Proclamation
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 15th Annual "May is Bike Month" Mall to Mall Ride
Monday, May 02, 2016 City of Clovis Bike Month Proclamation
Sunday, May 01, 2016 Central Valley Bike Month Million Mile Challenge
Saturday, April 23, 2016 Fresno Earth Day 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016 April 2016 Board Meeting
Thursday, March 17, 2016 City of Clovis Active Transportation Plan Workshop 2
Saturday, March 12, 2016 Merced Bicycle Coalition Tour of Fresno
Saturday, March 05, 2016 Fresno Chinatown Chinese New Years Parade & Festival
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Forever Fulton
Thursday, January 21, 2016 January 2016 Board Meeting
Saturday, December 19, 2015 POSTPONED TO JANUARY DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER -Copper Avenue Trail Dedication 10 am Saturday December 19, 2015
Thursday, December 17, 2015 Holiday Social and Lights Ride
Saturday, December 05, 2015 Ride for a Reason
Thursday, November 12, 2015 Board Meeting to discuss NATS
Thursday, November 05, 2015 PARKhop
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 Board Meeting with Richard Keck of NATS
Thursday, October 15, 2015 General Membership Elections Meeting
Saturday, October 10, 2015 Bike Through History
Saturday, October 03, 2015 FCBC Ride in Merced
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 September Membership Meeting
Saturday, September 26, 2015 The Mural Ride
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Fresno City College Bike Fest
Thursday, August 27, 2015 August Membership Meeting
Thursday, July 16, 2015 July 2015 Board Meeting
Saturday, July 11, 2015 July Member Meeting
Saturday, July 11, 2015 The Rocket Ride
Saturday, June 27, 2015 June Member Ride to the River
Saturday, June 13, 2015 Smart Cycling Part II: Bike Campus and Road
Thursday, June 11, 2015 Smart Cycling Part I: Classroom and Lecture
Saturday, May 30, 2015 Bike Month is dead, long live Bike Month.
Thursday, May 21, 2015 City of Fresno Bike Month Proclamation
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 Mall to Mall Ride
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Earth Day Rolling Workshop and Fun Ride
Thursday, April 16, 2015 April Board Meeting
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 March Board Meeting
Saturday, March 14, 2015 Merced Bicycle Coalition Tour of Fresno
Saturday, November 08, 2014 Bike Through (Southeast) History
Thursday, September 18, 2014 September Board Meeting
Thursday, August 21, 2014 August Board Meeting
Sunday, March 09, 2014 FCBC and MBC Joint Member Ride
Saturday, November 02, 2013 Bike Through (Neighborhood) History
Thursday, October 17, 2013 October Board Meeting
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 July Board Meeting
Thursday, June 20, 2013 June Board Meeting
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Bike to Work Breakfast on the Bridge
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Mall to Mall Ride
Sunday, May 05, 2013 Traffic Skills 101
Thursday, May 02, 2013 May Board Meeting
Saturday, April 27, 2013 Traffic Skills 101
Sunday, April 21, 2013 Maintenance Clinic and Zombie Apocalypse Preparedness Workshop
Thursday, April 11, 2013 April Board Meeting
Saturday, March 16, 2013 Merced Bicycle Coalition Tour of Fresno
Thursday, March 14, 2013 March Board Meeting
Thursday, February 07, 2013 February Board Meeting
Saturday, September 29, 2012 Bike Through History Tweed Ride
Friday, August 31, 2012 Critical Mass
Saturday, April 14, 2012 Fresno Earth Day
Monday, November 14, 2011 A Region of Abundant Communities

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