Automated Vehicles are coming!
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 16:19:58 +0000

I attended the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)’s Public Listening Summit on Automated Vehicle Policy. It was a good experience to hear so many leaders at U.S. DOT and from the public and private sectors discussing their principles for the development of automated vehicle policies.

#NBS18: Sharing Summit experiences on social media
Mon, 12 Mar 2018 16:34:58 +0000

Thanks to everyone who attended the 2018 National Bike Summit. We'd like to give a shout out to all the attendees who used the #NBS18 and #BikeLobbyDay hashtags in their social media posts.

The policy we are lobbying on at the National Bike Summit
Thu, 01 Mar 2018 13:09:45 +0000

In this webinar we walk through the asks for the National Bike Summit. The webinar will discuss the League's position on an infrastructure package and other legislation you will be discussing in your lobby day meetings.

League Awards presented at National Bike Summit
Wed, 28 Feb 2018 15:03:47 +0000

At the 2018 National Bike Summit, the League will recognize advocates, educators and club leaders who made a difference in the past year.

Shared Spaces, Complete Streets, and Safety (book excerpt)
Tue, 27 Feb 2018 19:07:05 +0000

In the 1980s, traffic engineer Hans Monderman conducted an experiment in Oudehaske, NL. He removed all road signs, signals and road markings and made all pedestrians, bikers and cars share roads and squares equally, creating a “shared space.” As a result, all travelers paid greater attention to each other equally to keep everyone safe.

#BikeLobbyDay in DC: What you need to know
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:39:34 +0000

If this is your first Summit, if you have questions about lobbying, or just want to brush up on best practices, watch this webinar. We will talk you through what happens in Bike Summit lobby day and how you can make the most of your meetings.

Taking action in Utah to improve cycling in the Beehive State
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:56:17 +0000

An essential part of our mission is working closely with state and local bike advocacy groups. The League of American Bicyclists is happy to be working with Bike Utah to support two of its legislative priorities this year.

Rather than safety, access or improved infrastructure, Trump Infrastructure Proposal prioritizes leverage
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 20:27:27 +0000

The League believes our transportation system should be based on basic principles of safety first, connecting networks and local control.

E-Bikes: What you should know
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:51:06 +0000

The rise of the e-bike market has generated lots of excitement and also lots of questions. At the 2018 National Bike Summit, we are hosting a panel of industry experts to address these questions.

Carrollton, GA, "The Friendly City" becomes a Bicycle Friendly Community
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:03:55 +0000

Carrollton’s BFC application was an unexpected pleasure. We look forward to more communities like Carrollton who bring energy and unique stories about how bicycling developed in their community.