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March 25, 2014by AndyThe U.S. Department of Transportation has just released proposed safety measures that have no goal, no accountability and no attempt to reduce the 16% of all fatal crashes that include people who walk and bike. Your comments count: Tell US DOT that we can’t turn a blind eye to the 45,000 bicyclists injured and 5,000 cyclists and pedestrians killed on our roadways each year — we must have a...
March 11, 2014by AndyOnce again, bicyclists have been left out. This morning, the federal government released a traffic safety proposal that turns a blind eye to the rising number of bicyclist and pedestrians deaths. Please take action by asking your member of Congress to co-sponsor the Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Act.
February 12, 2014by Carolyn SzczepanskiThe movement for Complete Streets — that are designed for everyone right from the start — has been gaining traction in communities across the country. Now, we're closer than ever before to a national policy; take action to support the Safe Streets Act today!
February 6, 2014by AndyI have long admired the work of the East Coast Greenway Association. The vision of a 2,500-mile greenway from Maine to Florida is an inspiration in itself, of course. But the tenacity, effectiveness and collaborative spirit of the volunteers they have managed to engage over the years is truly second-to-none. So when they call and ask for help, we are happy to oblige.
November 20, 2013by LizJoy Covey helped catapult Amazon.com from a small company to the global powerhouse. Earlier this year, while bicycling, she was struck by a delivery van and killed — one of hundreds of men and women killed while bicycling each year. This has to change -- and a one-sentence bill in Congress could do it.