Taking Bicycle Friendly Actions – Emphasizing Bicyclist Safety in All 50 States
Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:54:18 +0000

New White Paper shows how advocates can and should be involved in state safety planning.

New Data on Bike Commuting
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 20:50:36 +0000

The Census Bureau has released the 2017 1-year estimates for how people are commuting to work based on the American Community Survey.

Read the 2017 "Where We Ride" Report here.

Facebook: A Silver Bicycle Friendly Business in Austin
Thu, 13 Sep 2018 14:51:34 +0000

This Summer, Facebook earned the Bicycle Friendly Business designation for their third location, when Facebook ATX (Silver) joined Facebook Seattle (Gold) and Facebook HQ (Platinum). Over the past week, we’ve been highlighting all three locations on the League blog -- read on to learn how the Facebook’s Austin field office has become the latest BFB!  

Facebook: A Gold Bicycle Friendly Business in Seattle
Tue, 11 Sep 2018 15:56:35 +0000

Since The Hub first opened about seven years ago, Facebook has continued to prioritize biking company-wide by opening its first full-service bike shop in a field office at its new South Lake Union digs in Seattle.

Facebook: A Platinum Bicycle Friendly Business in California
Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:25:40 +0000

From a square marked "Bike Shop?" on Facebook's architectural plans for a new campus, to Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business status, Facebook's California Headquarters has come a long way with their bicycle resources.

I Bike. I Vote.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 04:00:00 +0000

Bikes bring people together, uniting us across political lines for a common bipartisan goal: Building a bicycle friendly America for everyone. Whether or not you bike to your polling place on election day, you are a citizen cyclist — and your values for safer streets makes a difference no matter who’s on the ballot. 

Over the years we have worked together to save funding for bicycling and walking infrastructure, successfully advocated for complete streets language in the transportation bill, and created a safety performance measure for states.

Taking Bicycle Friendly Actions – Complete Streets in All 50 States
Tue, 28 Aug 2018 14:29:46 +0000

Our newest white paper helps provided resources for advocates in states that have not yet taken a complete streets action.

University of Kentucky's Bicycle Friendly Status Goes Gold
Mon, 27 Aug 2018 17:25:41 +0000

The University of Kentucky’s Bicycle Friendly University status has gone gold. UK was notified recently by the League of American Bicyclists that it has been awarded the first Gold level designated University in not only the Commonwealth, but in the entire southeastern conference (SEC).

Getting to know Congressional Candidates: The Philadelphia Area
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:21:07 +0000

The Congress elected this November will be tasked with writing the next transportation bill. That is why this year the League is working with state and local advocacy organizations to send candidate questionnaires to candidates for open congressional seats. Both the League and the Philadelphia Bicycle Coalition are 501 (c)3 non-profits we do not endorse candidates.

6,000 League Cycling Instructors!
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:24:16 +0000

The League is thrilled to announce that its network of League Cycling Instructors has now surpassed 6,000!