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