What We Do

The Seattle Bicycle Advisory Board (SBAB) advises the Mayor, City Council, and City Departments and Divisions on projects, policies, and programs that improve and/or affect bicycling conditions in Seattle.


SBAB’s responsibilities include:

  • Stewarding the Bicycle Master Plan
    • Monitoring implementation activities by City Departments and Divisions
    • Serving as a resource for City Council on Bicycle Master Plan activities
    • Serving on transportation-related committees and planning groups
  • Making recommendations on City projects related to mobility, specifically bicycling
    • Conducting annual reviews of SDOT onstreet bicycle facility plans
    • Ad hoc reviews of bicycle projects, trail construction, and capital improvement projects
  • Publishing issue papers on bicycling-related topics
  • Conducting Site Tours
    • Bikeablility Tours – periodically SBAB members conduct tours of new bikeways, inspect cycling conditions across critical corridors, and evaluate City of Seattle implementation activities.
    • Facility Tours – SBAB members organize tours of facilities to examine best practices for bicycle commuting and parking in new and existing buildings

As one of several citizen-led boards in the city, SBAB relies on its membership’s diversity of experience, knowledge, and background to advise the City to make cycling safer and more accessible in Seattle.