How #BikeSummit19 took over Twitter
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 18:25:38 +0000

Over the next several weeks, we’ll post photos, presentations, and more detailed recaps about what we took away from the Summit. In the meantime, relive some of our favorite moments.

Why Congress Should Put More Data in the Hands of Planners
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 13:07:40 +0000

Bikes can connect people to jobs, school, the store, and so much more. We're asking Congress to support the COMMUTE Act so transportation planners can access data that shows how more bikeable cities benefit everyone.

Congratulations to the 2019 National Bike Summit Awardees
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 00:28:30 +0000

Each National Bike Summit is an opportunity to recognize the exemplars of our vibrant bicycle advocacy community. From organizations to individuals, everyone plays an important role in the campaigns and initiatives that make biking better. These awardees are the ones that inspire us, keep us motivated, and encourage us to reach bigger goals. We were honored to have the 2019 award winners join us at the National Bike Summit and share their stories with us. 

How to make the most of your lobby day at the 2019 National Bike Summit
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 21:54:31 +0000

With #BikeSummit19 Lobby Day just a week away, review our tips and fact sheets on how to protect and promote bicyclists' rights on Capitol Hill.

Montgomery Bicycle Club Combats Distracted Driving in Alabama
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 17:51:55 +0000

Earlier this year, the Montgomery Bicycle Club escalated their work to pass a hands-free law in Alabama and make it the 17th state to pass a hands-free law.

IIHS tests show U.S. vehicles can give pedestrians a brake – but U.S. still far from leading on automated safety systems
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 14:33:45 +0000

The United States should be a leader in vehicle safety, but a new report show how far behind the U.S. has fallen when designing vehicles for bicyclist and pedestrian safety.

The five principles of a Bike New Deal
Tue, 12 Feb 2019 21:43:29 +0000

In our recent 2018 Benchmarking Report, the League found the U.S. is in the midst of a public health crisis of physical inactivity and deadly roads. The Bike New Deal addresses the urgency to act, and act in a big way to make biking and walking better for everyone.

PRESS RELEASE: New Report from the League of American Bicyclists Shows National Public Health Crisis
Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:43:28 +0000

Number of bicyclists killed reached 25-year high as transportation policies at federal and state levels require greater urgency to create a more Bicycle Friendly America

Three things bicyclists will like about the NTSB’s "Most Wanted List"
Thu, 07 Feb 2019 19:59:57 +0000

While the NTSB rarely directly addresses bicyclist or pedestrian safety, many of the “most wanted” safety efforts point to big potential improvements for people who bike and walk.

Is it infrastructure week again?
Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:53:48 +0000

President Trump campaigned the need for a $1 trillion investment in improving our infrastructure, and he mentioned the issue once again in last night’s State of the Union address. It was an important, if brief, moment.