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General Agency Information
Name:People Power
Address:703 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA  95060
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-425-0665
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Anytime (Answering machine available)
Description:People Power is Santa Cruz County's advocate for human-powered transportation. We are currently focusing on county-wide issues and projects, particularly the rail trail between Davenport, Felton and Watsonville, and the containment of a movement to widen Highway One.

Maintains information files and library on bicycles, alternative transportation, programs with automobiles, etc. Speakers are available. People Power is located in the Santa Cruz Hub For Sustainable Living, which also includes: the Bike Church, Pedalers Express, the Fabrica, and the Computer Kitchen.
Mission:We promote the use of bicycles, utility tricycles, bike-trailers, skateboards, walking, and other non-motorized transit. We are committed to helping government, citizens, and businesses overcome their dependence on the automobile. Our goal is to demonstrate that better alternatives to the car exist, while improving conditions for bicyclists in Santa Cruz County.
Publications:People Power Update, subscription: $40/yr for a household and $20/yr for students and low income.
Volunteer Info:We always welcome volunteers, and currently need help with the following projects: Filing, Petitioning, Outreach at Events, Mailing the Update newsletter, Advocacy for the Coastal Rail Trail, Fundraising, Organizing events and forums.
Call 425-0665 or to help.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Call for Information
Public Transportation:Available Within Four Blocks
Eligibility:Public Service
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Santa Cruz
Funding Source:Donations
Contact Persons

Micah Posner

Subject Headings
Bicycle Paths/Trails
Information Services
Political Action/Lobbying Groups
Private Nonprofits
Public Awareness/Education
Public Lectures/Discussions
Speakers/Speakers Bureaus
This record last modified February 6, 2013