What can the rise of cycling tell us about its future?
Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:38:04 +0000

Globally, the last two decades have seen an increased recognition of bicycling as a transportation solution. This blog post looks at recent research documenting academic research and the rise of bicycling.

League Cycling Instructor develops Sacramento bikeshare for state employees
Fri, 17 Nov 2017 16:53:04 +0000

A League Cycling Instructor created a bikeshare program for California state employees to navigate their Sacramento campus.

Save the Bike Commuter Benefit!
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 20:34:23 +0000

UPDATE: The Finance Committee will not vote this week on reinstating the bicycle commuter benefit. The provision that ends the benefit will stand.

The League will continue to look for opportunities to amend the bill to reinstate — and potentially improve — the bicycle commuter benefit through out the bill process. That could mean a vote on the Senate floor in the next week or so, so please stay tuned.

Proposed Senate tax bill ENDS bike commuter benefit BUT keeps commuter tax breaks for driving!

2017 Bicycle Friendly University Awards Announced
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0000

Today, the League of American Bicyclists announced 46 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities, There are now 182 BFUs in 45 states and Washington, DC.

League welcomes new Board Chair; Bill Nesper appointed Executive Director
Tue, 31 Oct 2017 21:02:36 +0000

The League Board of Directors elected new officers last weekend and appointed Bill Nesper as Executive Director. Ralph Monti was unanimously chosen for the position of Board Chair.

Advocacy Update
Mon, 30 Oct 2017 14:14:18 +0000

In the lead-up to our Bicycle Friendly State ranking release last week, we received a few updates on interesting advocacy campaigns that we wanted to share.

League Board Candidates
Fri, 27 Oct 2017 17:03:29 +0000

The League’s Board of Directors serves a critical role in guiding the organization to a sustainable and vibrant future. The following candidates are up for election for member-elected Board positions.

2017 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking
Wed, 25 Oct 2017 13:00:00 +0000

Today, the League of American Bicyclists released its 2017 Bicycle Friendly State ranking. This ranking provides report cards for all 50 states to help you understand efforts related to making a Bicycle Friendly America in each state.

Registration for 2018 National Bike Summit is open!
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:05:42 +0000

Registration is now open for the 2018 National Bike Summit, March 5-7, 2018, in Washington, D.C. We hope to see you there!

Where does your state rank in the 2017 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking?
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:19:30 +0000

Next week we will release the 2017 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking. Here’s a recap of how the program has changed since our 2015 BFS Ranking.