CAMTB Pro-Rec Candidates Win Key Seats

2022 Election Recap The 2022 election results are nearly all in. See updates below regarding our candidate endorsements. CAMTB’s 2022 Voter Guide endorsed a slate of pro-recreation candidates at the local and state levels that prioritized access, resource… Read More

2022 November Voter Guide

CAMTB is excited to share our 2022 California midterm election endorsements! These range from local positions to state Assembly and Senate positions. We support these candidates for their particular stance on and commitment to outdoor recreation and environmental… Read More

Leg Update: AB 1789 Approved by Newsom

After clearing both houses, AB 1789 (Bennett) approved, giving mountain bikers and other California recreationists a path to more and better trails. AB 1789 (Bennett), which requires an update to the California Recreational Trails Plan no later than… Read More

AB 1789 Clears Both CA Legislatures, Moves on to Governor Newsom’s Desk

Pictured above: Trail Partners from the CAMTB Community At Work in the Tahoe Basin Legislative Update & Call to Action In late August, AB 1789 (Bennet), which re-establishes accountability for, and updates to, the existing California Recreational Trails… Read More

AB 1909: The “Omnibike Bill” Gives Cyclists More Rights on the Road 

Photo by Dustin Snipes A core tenant of CAMTB’s work is tracking and influencing legislation that affects trails, cycling, and public lands. As a result, we have been tuned in to the ongoing development of AB 1909 to… Read More

BOLT Act Gains Momentum

Photo: Kurt Refsnider courtesy of Bikepacking Roots H.R. 6337 Bicycling On Long Distance Trails Act (BOLT Act), a bill to promote biking on federal lands across the United States and bolster the outdoor recreation industry cleared a significant… Read More

Assembly Bill 1789 Passes the Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee

Trails legislation reaches important milestone in the California Assembly AB 1789, which was introduced by Assembly Member Bennett on February 3, 2022, unanimously cleared the Assembly’s Water, Parks, and Wildlife Committee hearing on April 5, 2022. The bill… Read More

AB-1789 Aims to Activate New Funding for Trails in California

AB-1789 (Bennett) Outdoor Recreation: California Trails Commission: Trails Corps Full Bill Text: [link] Status: Under review, Appropriations Committee Passed, Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife Committee unanimously, 4/5/22 [More Info] Our Position: Support UPDATE: AB1789 passes the Water, Parks… Read More

CAMTB Statement about Electric Bicycles

In Spring 2020, CAMTB conducted a survey of mountain bike organizations around California, to help inform the development of public comments on the Department of the Interior’s rulemaking process for Electric Bikes. The findings were presented in a… Read More