National advocacy unification update

Three national bike advocacy groups affirm shared goals and continuing collaboration; decide to remain separate ContactsAlliance for Biking Walking: Jeff Miller, 202-449-9692League of American Bicyclists: Andy Clarke, 202-822-1333 Bikes Belong: Tim Blumenthal,...

The new federal transportation bill: What it means for bicycling

MAP-21, the new two-year federal transportation bill that takes effect on October 1, is likely to reduce the federal investment in bicycling and walking. To take full advantage of the new law, Bikes Belong and the bike industry will work closely with our state and...

New transportation bill severely cuts biking & walking funding

On Friday, Congress will vote on a new transportation bill that reverses years of progress on biking and walking policy and eliminates all dedicated funding for local safety projects such as bike lanes, bike paths and sidewalks. The bill covers a two-year period that...

URGENT! Bike funding for your community is under attack

During recent negotiations on a new transportation bill, the House of Representatives proposed drastic cuts that would hurt bicycling. Their plan would allow states to take federal transportation funds that make roads safer for bicycling and divert them to other uses,...