Bicycle Resource Center

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in ONGOING PROJECTS

The Bicycle Resource Center (BRC) is our flagship project.  This is a hands-on bicycle workshop where Chainbreaker members who have gone through one of our training programs help others get a used bike and/or learn how to repair and tune it up.  Since we aren’t a service-based organization, we don’t do repairs or tune-ups in […]

Help Santa Feans Ride! Bus Pass Rebate

Posted by on Sep 26, 2013 in NEWS, ONGOING PROJECTS

In 2012, Chainbreaker members fought hard and won money to buy new buses and build new bike infrastructure.   When a proposal to use some of that money to create a bike-share (a taxpayer subsidized bike rental) program, Chainbreaker members sprung into action.  The bike-share proposal raised serious equity concerns and threatened to take money away […]

BRC University

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in General Information, ONGOING PROJECTS

Each One Teach One The BRC University is a popular education based skill sharing program to develop new community leaders and support the Bicycle Resource Center (BRC).  Over a 10 week comprehensive course participants learn the skills to become certified mechanic instructors and help run the BRC. This program is much more than a training […]

¡Votante Pa’Lante!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2012 in ONGOING PROJECTS

Votante Pa’Lante is the name of our voter registration and education efforts.   The Votante Pa’Lante campaign focuses on educating stake holders about legislation that will directly affect their lives and holding elected officials accountable to our community.  We focus on unlikely voters in low-income communities of color that are frequently overlooked by traditional voter campaigns. […]