Work on both the bipartisan infrastructure bill and the Democrat-only human infrastructure/ reconciliation bill may spill into the fall.
In August, Valley Forge Middle School was one of 37 businesses recognized in our latest round of Bicycle Friendly Business awards. One of the deciding factors in receiving their award was their participation in the My School In Motion program, which is developed and administered through Bicycle Friendly Business GVF. Read more from GVF about how their MSIM program is elevating bike encouragement at Valley Forge below.
Follow along with the League as we learn more about which of our asks were included in the forthcoming reconciliation bill by the various committees in the House and Senate.
The September 11th National Memorial Trail Alliance is thrilled to share that on Thursday, July 29, 2021, the U.S. House of Representatives voted unanimously (423–0) to support and pass legislation H.R. 2278.
We co-hosted a webinar with bike parking experts from our partners at Dero to help guide those interested in providing long-term bike parking solutions for their business, university, or community.
In early August, the Senate passed the first part of its series of infrastructure investments, a Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill focused on physical infrastructure including a five year transportation reauthorization bill. Now, the Democratic majority is seeking to pass a second, human infrastructure bill via reconciliation. The second bill is focused on human infrastructure like child care and free community college, reducing climate emissions and building resiliency into our infrastructure.
We're capturing the story behind our Bicycle Friendly America awardees. In our next installment, we got to hear Friends of the Concord-Lake Sunapee Rail Trail's journey to becoming a BFB.
As Congress continues to formulate its reconciliation bill, which will include massive investments in infrastructure, the League of American Bicyclists is advocating for the inclusion of provisions that promote environmental justice and encourage bicycling. The reconciliation bill is a real opportunity to center climate equity and ensure bicycling is a safe, easy, and accessible option for all Americans, regardless of zip code.
Meet Michelle Cook, our LCI spotlight of the month. As an educator in Dorchester, Massachusetts, she has touched the lives of many Bostonians learning to embrace the bicycle.
Drive Less, Bike More Campaign begins on September 1 with a goal to encourage more Americans to shift from trips by car to trips by bike.
While the IIJA contains numerous improvements that will increase safety, accessibility, and convenience for bicyclists and pedestrians, it is also missing key provisions supported by the League of American Bicyclists.
The League is proud to recognize 33 organizations with a Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) Award in its Summer 2021 round.
Earlier this summer, we asked our members to consider running to join our Board of Directors. The League's Board is made up of volunteers who willingly donate their time, skills, and other resources to guide the League and rallying the resources we need to realize a future filled with more bike joy.
The Bicycle Friendly Community program is evolving—learn how.
Another group of League Cycling Instructors join the movement to build a safe, inclusive and accessible Bicycle Friendly America for everyone through an LCI Seminar hosted by Bike Cleveland.
The Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill (formerly known as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework) is moving fast — and it continues to look pretty good for people who bike and walk.
As we’ve written before, it’s not perfect. And while it is a great step forward that will build safer, more accessible communities — and while we celebrate the wins for bicycling and walking — we can take action today to make the bill better.
It is not perfect, but it's good for bicycling and walking.
Bellingham, Washington's upgrade to a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community followed years of infrastructure improvements for those who bike, walk and roll. Read how it was made possible through the Bellingham Transportation Fund.
The League took part in a NTSB roundtable on reducing speeds and the Safe System Approach.
If you have been watching the news, you’ve heard a lot about the Bipartisan Infrastructure Package (BIF) and whether or not it will pass the Senate. Here's a breakdown of what will be needed to pass it into law.