LAB Blog

How advocates are making states better for biking in 2019

So much of our daily experience as bicyclists rests on the laws our states have in place to protect us. The League works with state advocacy organizations to protect us on the road. Here are the biggest gains for bicyclists in 2019.

The Senate’s Transportation bill: great for bikes

The Senate Environment & Public Works Committee released the text of the roads portion of the transportation reauthorization bill this morning and it is great for biking and walking.

Notes from climbing Capitol Hill: June 24, 2019

Every day, the League is working to promote and protect bicyclists' rights at the federal level. Here are Caron's notes from the past few weeks on her work to promote bicyclists' rights on Capitol Hill.

Your 2019 Board of Directors candidates

Six League members have stepped forward to run for three positions on our Board of Directors. Learn more about their candidacies and then vote.

Notes from climbing Capitol Hill: June 7, 2019

Every day, the League is working to promote and protect bicyclists' rights at the federal level. Here are notes from Caron Whitaker, our vice president of government relations, on her work and the conversations happening on the Hill this week.

America needs SAFE Streets

States spend less than 1% of their federal safety funding to reduce the dangers faced by pedestrians and bicyclists, who make up 18% of traffic fatalities. A new bill would change that.

Notes from climbing Capitol Hill: May 24, 2019

Every day, the League is working to promote and protect bicyclists' rights at the federal level. Here are notes from Caron Whitaker, our vice president of government relations, on her work and the conversations happening on the Hill this week.

Why America needs a Bike New Deal

Earlier this year, we introduced our vision for a Bike New Deal, a transformative plan to build a more Bicycle Friendly America for everyone based on five goals. Here's our "why".