Cycling Advocacy & Community Affair Events

The Everglades Bicycle Club (EBC) is Miami’s oldest and largest bicycle club. We have over 500 members and followers on our Facebook page. EBC promotes bicycling as a means of recreation and sport. We also promote bicycling safety and respect for all traffic laws, vehicles and pedestrians. Share with us your concerns on our facebook page and twitter and we will try our best to give cyclists a voice in our community.




BICYCLE/PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Attend the monthly the Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) to follow what is going on in our area. The BPAC reviews transportation plans and projects for non-motorized mobility and safety, provides a forum for the discussion of issues affecting bicyclists and pedestrians, and reports to the MPO Governing Board on bicycle and pedestrian-related issues. 



The BPAC also assists the MPO staff in the development of comprehensive bicycle transportation plan (a component of the Long-Range Transportation Plan), and reviews plans and projects for bicycle and pedestrian mobility in the Transportation Improvement Program.


Meetings are at 5:30PM on the 4th Tuesday of each month at the

STEPHEN P CLARK GOVERNMENT CENTER

111 NORTHWEST FIRST STREET, Miami, FL 33128

CONFERENCE room 18-4 (18th floor)


Here are the meeting dates for 2015:

  • January 27
  • February 24
  • March 24
  • April 28
  • May 26
  • June 23
  • July 28
  • No August meeting
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 17
  • December 15

If you want to be added to the BPAC email list, email David Henderson or call 305-375-1647.  For more info, see http://miamidadempo.org/bicycle-pedestrian-advisory-committee.asp












Ride of Silence

When: Every year in May --

Where: Hundreds of locations world wide Join cyclists worldwide in a silent slow-paced ride (max. 12 mph/20 kph) in honor of those who have been injured or killed while cycling on public roadways.

WHY DOES THIS ORGANIZATION EXIST?
To HONOR those who have been injured or killed To RAISE AWARENESS that we are here To ask that we all SHARE THE ROAD.

THE RIDE OF SILENCE WILL NOT BE QUIET!

Everglades Bicycle Club is a strong supporter and sponsor or the Ride of Silence Ride here in Miami. Read about this event here and how you can participate.


The Florida Legislature has enacted the Aaron Cohen Law to Discourage Leaving the Scene of an Accident

In 2012, in the state of Florida, there were nearly 70,000 hit-and-run crashes in which nearly 17,000 people were injured and 166 died. 


EBC promoted the adoption this new law to discourage leaving the scene of an accident.  

On Jul 16, 2014, Gov Rick Scott signed the new law in a ceremony here in South Florida. For more information about this initiative, go to AaronCohenLaw.org.





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