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Bicycle Friendly America

Meet the Winners of the League’s 2024 Community Spark Grants¬†

By Marlee Townsend | April 2, 2024

Today, the League of American Bicyclists is thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2024 Community Spark Grants! After extensive review, the League selected 15 communities to each receive $1,500…

Mattapan on Wheels: Sparking Change in Their Community

By Marlee Townsend | March 4, 2024

It‚Äôs no secret that the power of the bicycle is transformative. Communities nationwide are taking innovative approaches to spark local change for better bicycling, and seeing incredible results. This is…

Bike Advocacy Essentials Webinar: E-Bike Impact Calculator  

By Marlee Townsend | December 15, 2023

How do bike advocates influence change? One essential tactic is storytelling through data, but quantitative evidence can be hard to come by. Even if you can find data to back…

An Interview with Amelia Neptune: 10 Years Working at the League

By Marlee Townsend | December 12, 2023

This month, Bicycle Friendly America Program Director Amelia Neptune celebrates 10 years of working at the League! Amelia started with the title of Bicycle Friendly America Program Specialist in 2013…

New Resource: Introducing The Bicycle Friendly Community Ideabook

By Amelia Neptune | November 29, 2023

Have you ever wondered what trail network wayfinding signage looks like in a highly-rated Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC)? Or how places that have earned a BFC award are engaging more…

2024 Community Spark Grants Now Accepting Applications

By Anna Tang | November 20, 2023

Looking for a spark of inspiration to build better bicycling in your community? The League of American Bicyclists is thrilled to announce that we are now accepting proposals for the…

Webinar Recap: Bikes Count in the Big Easy

By Amelia Neptune | November 9, 2023

How can data tell the story of cycling in your community? Together with our friends at Eco-Counter, we hosted the third-annual ‚ÄėBikes Count‚Äô Data Competition to explore this question with…

New Bike Advocacy Training Workshop Following the National Bike Summit

By Anna Tang | November 1, 2023

The League of American Bicyclists‚Äô mission is to build a Bicycle Friendly America for Everyone, improving lives and strengthening communities through bicycling. Our successes to date are thanks in part…

Webinar Recap: How to Host a Candidate Forum

By Anna Tang | October 18, 2023

For generations past and to come, the League of American Bicyclists is the grassroots movement to create safer roads, stronger communities, and a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. Through education,…

Free Publication: How to Do a Community ‘Bike Audit’

By Bike League | October 11, 2023

Over the past year, the League of American Bicyclists and AARP have been collaborating to create theAARP Bike Audit Tool Kit: A Self-Service Guide to Assessing a Community‚Äôs Bikeability.  The…