Meet our Advocacy and Education Award winners and join us in May for "bike-side chats" with the people and organizations taking bold action, leading on equity and inclusivity, and inspiring us to do better in our efforts to make biking better.
League of American Bicyclists Secretary Buttigieg to the Summit where he'll address more than 1,000 bicycling advocates/
2021 is proving to be a busy year in Washington, DC, especially for transportation! Between the reauthorization bill, talk of a stimulus and a new administration and Department of transportation, there’s a lot of opportunity for improving bicycling and walking.
Here’s the League’s priority list for promoting Bicycle Friendly federal policy this year:
The League’s 2020 round of Bicycle Friendly University awards, announced today, honor 38 institutions as Bicycle Friendly Universities, including four institutions new to the program.
To enable as many young people as possible to attend #BikeSummit21, advocates 21 years old and younger can register for free, engage in advocacy, and help shape the upcoming Youth Bike Summit planned for later in 2021!
Putting on the National Bike Summit each year is a heavy lift - and so worth it based on how much we are able to make Congress recognize the importance of building a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone.
Committing to #ZeroTrafficDeaths is committing to saving lives.
The League certifies hundreds of League Cycling Instructors every year and there are thousands of LCIs around the country leading bike education efforts in their communities. In our LCI spotlight series, we are sharing the stories of League Cycling Instructors doing what they do every day: educating, mentoring, empowering. You don’t have to be an extraordinary athlete or overachieving student to be a stellar LCI, all you need is the conviction that life is better for everyone when more people ride bikes.
On January 27, the League held a webinar in partnership with AARP Livable Communities to discuss data insights and new efforts for improving bicycling among older adults.
In Fall 2020 round of awards, Tampa moves to the top spot on the League’s list of cities with the most Bicycle Friendly Businesses
Check inside for a preview of some of the speakers and sessions and you can look forward to at #BikeSummit21.
The League, our partners, and grassroots advocates like you have been keeping up the pressure to ensure AVs meet their potential by directly engaging with NHTSA and Congress.
There are thousands of League Cycling Instructors leading bike education in their communities. We cherish the stories they share with us, but we haven’t re-shared enough of those stories with the world.
We asked our former intern Toria Sullivan, a native of South Bend who went on to work on the Pete for America campaign, for her thoughts on the nation's next Transportation Secretary. Toria interned at the League with a focus on supoprting our Bicycle Friendly American program over several years while completing her studies at Georgetown and before heading to Iowa as a staffer on the Pete for America campaign during the Democratic Party primaries in early 2019.
Today, the League of American Bicyclists honors 51 places with a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award in our Fall 2020 round. An additional 16 applicants earned Honorable Mentions.
For 2021, we’re planning the biggest and best online bike event to date: the 2021 National Bike Summit! And of course, you are invited because you and other people who want to make biking better are what makes every National Bike Summit so powerful and so critical to enacting change at the federal level.Registration for the 2021 National Bike Summit is open »
This month, Austin voters resoundingly affirmed the city’s proposed plans for better active transportation and transit networks.
The Covid-19 pandemic has shined a harsh light on the danger of underlying conditions that leave people vulnerable to diseases. Many of the underlying conditions associated with poor outcomes, up to and including death, from Covid-19 are chronic conditions that research shows can be addressed through physical activity.
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