SAFER & EASIER WALKING & BIKING
What's happening locally
Phase II of the new bike lanes installed along McClellan Road have been awarded "Project of the Year" in the under $2 Million dollar category by the Silicon Valley Chapter of the American Public Works Association (APWA). The specific winning portion of the lanes is...
Do you have an old bike hanging around your garage that you never use? Perhaps your cycling days are over, or maybe you bought a brand-new beauty, or it could be that your child has outgrown his or her bike. If so, please consider donating it! To celebrate the Holiday...
As we discussed previously, there are three key areas of safe biking: routing, behavior, and equipment. This time, we will focus on behavior. While less important than the roads you bike on, safe behavior is critical when you find yourself in a difficult situation....
Join us in our advocacy for better walking and biking in Cupertino.
Whether you live, work, or visit Cupertino, or want to increase biking and walking for sustainability, traffic reduction, or active transportation to schools, Walk-Bike Cupertino speaks to your concerns and makes your voice count. Join us today!
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Support this worthy project
We need your support to encourage the City Council and Staff to add the Carmen Bridge design to the next budget (CIP Plan) in May 2022.
➤ Click here to sign the petition to make this great project a reality.
Together, we can improve walking & biking in our community!
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Meet friends in the WBC Club on Strava!
Walk-Bike Cupertino is excited to announce we are now on Strava! It’s a great and free way for our community to:
- Share walks, hikes, runs, and rides with other members
- Meet like-minded residents
- Track your activities and set goals
How to be active and still safely socially distance
Getting regular exercise is one of the best ways to maintain a healthy body and find peace of mind. In addition to outdoor walking, hiking, running, and biking, everyone may now participate in outdoor activities that do not involve physical contact, including swimming, tennis, and golf, with social distancing. Click below to learn how to socially distance while exercising and the latest Santa Clara County orders.
Frequently Asked Questions
What's that project in my neighborhood?
Find all about bike and ped projects in your neighborhood on our Projects & Funding page here. We list all of the current and recent past projects there by location.
How do I know which candidates support walking and biking in Cupertino?
Walk-Bike Cupertino surveys all the candidates for the City Council and for the school boards at each election every two years. The information comes out in October before the election so you can make an informed decision. The 2018 information is found here for City Council Candidates and here for CUSD/FUHSD board candidates. The 2020 information will be out in October 2020.
How do I (or my kids) learn to ride a bike?
The best way is to take a class! There are classes in Cupertino and in all the nearby cities as well. See more information here: private/group lessons.
How can I get more involved or help more?
We’re always looking for friends and neighbors that are willing to help advocate for a particular project, or just to improve walking and biking in general. Here’s some ideas:
Contact us about a particular project. We have lots of ideas on how to help! Email us at email@example.com.
Report new incidents, concerns and areas needing improvement, so that we can get your concerns elevated and make sure they are included in the next Bicycle and Pedestrian Plans. (Click here to report.)
Attend Cupertino City Council meetings (first and third Tuesdays at 6:45pm) or email the Council to let them know that bicycle and pedestrians issues are important to you, or that you support a particular project.
Want to help more? Consider whether our Advisory Board is a good fit for you. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for more details.
Where's a good place to hike locally?
Click here for some great information on hiking locally.