|Coming to grips with Oregon’s Bike Tax|
|Mon, 24 Jul 2017 18:23:44 +0000|
Oregon's new transportation bill will dedicate over $125 million to biking and walking over the next 10 years, but includes a $15 tax on bikes that cost more than $200. In this post we look at the implications of this first-in-the-nation bike tax.
|#bikefriends first round picks|
|Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:44:10 +0000|
Thanks to all who have been using the #bikefriends hashtag in your social media posts. Take a look at some of the great photos on Instagram and Twitter!
|Federal Policy Update Webinar|
|Wed, 12 Jul 2017 18:45:50 +0000|
Caron Whitaker, Director of Bike Walk Action, holds a regular series of federal policy update webinars. Here's the latest.
|Rumble Strips Got You Grumbling & Tools for Road Advocacy|
|Fri, 07 Jul 2017 17:14:49 +0000|
We all like to ride on rural roads, but these areas are often rife with bad road designs of all types. In this guest post we look at a discussion of Rumble strips (gasp!), no shoulders (gasp!!), or worse — chip seal from the 2017 National Bike Summit.
|Call for League Board applications|
|Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:59:26 +0000|
Are you ready to serve on the Board of Directors of the League of American Bicyclists? Then consider running to be elected by the membership.
|Federal Action Needed to Streamline and Expedite New Bicycle Facilities|
|Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:43:31 +0000|
Innovative bikeway treatments that are becoming more common in large cities have faced difficulty getting proper treatment at the federal level.
|Bringing bikes on Amtrak: Answering your questions|
|Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:34:04 +0000|
In March, we asked our members and supporters if they had any questions about bike service on Amtrak. We worked with Amtrak staff to give you answers.
|Bicycle Friendly University UMD hosts mobile workshop|
|Fri, 16 Jun 2017 16:20:56 +0000|
At the 2017 National Bike Summit attendees went on a tour of a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly University, the University of Maryland (UMD) at College Park.
|New Details for President Trump’s Infrastructure Plan|
|Mon, 12 Jun 2017 19:00:28 +0000|
Last week the White House held their Infrastructure Week in Washington, and League staff were there.
|Share your adventures with #bikefriends|
|Fri, 09 Jun 2017 15:58:18 +0000|
We like to think of the League as a nationwide organization of bike friends, working for stronger neighborhoods and workplaces while sharing voices to change policy at the local, state and national levels