Legislative & Government Affairs

The latest policy and legislation impacting bike-friendly trails in California.

California Mountain Biking Coalition was launched, in part, to provide leadership in lobbying the state and federal legislature on relevant bills and budget actions, as well as proactively sponsoring legislation that impacts access to public lands and natural resource conservation. We support legislation that protects natural resources and acknowledges humankind’s place in the world.


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

    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

    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

    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