Bicycle Advisory Committee

Bicycle Advisory Committee

Join the Bike Committee

We are currently recruiting for a number of vacant positions. If you are interested in becoming a member, fill out an application. All completed applications can be returned by email, mail or fax:

Attn: Anais Schenk
1523 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
fax: (831) 460-3215

Purpose and Role

The Bicycle Advisory Committee:

  • Advises the Regional Transportation Commission and its member agencies on bicycle related issues
  • Reviews proposed bicycle related policies, programs, projects, plans, funding applications, and legislation
  • Provides input on existing roadway/bikeway conditions affecting cycling
  • Coordinates with local jurisdictions and bicycle related organizations to promote cycling projects and programs

Review the committee description and the by-laws from the RTC Rules and Regulations.


The 11-member committee is comprised of volunteers representing:

  • Each of the five supervisorial districts
  • Each of the four cities
  • Bike to Work, and
  • The Community Traffic Safety Coalition.

Each member has an alternate. Review the roster to see current positions.

Meetings of the Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Bicycle Advisory Committee currently meets on the second Monday of every other month from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Regional Transportation Commission’s Conference Room at 1523 Pacific Ave., Santa Cruz. The public is welcome to attend.

The Regional Transportation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of disability. If you wish to attend a Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting and require special assistance in order to participate, please contact staff at 460-3200 at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting to make arrangements. As a courtesy to those persons affected, please attend the meeting smoke and scent free.

Meetings and Agendas
Sign up for e-notification when agendas are available


RTC Contact

Anais Schenk
Transportation Planner
(831) 460-3200