Bicycle Friendly Community

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…

58 New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities Raising the Standard for Better Biking

By Marlee Townsend | February 2, 2024

Life is better for everyone when more people ride bikes, and communities across the country are striving to bring this vision into reality. To celebrate that progress, the League of…

2023 Recap: Bicycle Friendly Community Workshops

By Marlee Townsend | December 22, 2023

Over the spring and summer of 2023, the League led the second year of our Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) Workshops. Our Bicycle Friendly America Program Specialist, Anna Tang, traveled across…

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: Better Rides & Better Business through Cycling Tourism and Ride with GPS

By Amelia Neptune | July 14, 2023

On Thursday, July 13, the League co-hosted a webinar with our friends at Ride with GPS and Experience Fayetteville about the power of combining bikes and tourism, and the tools…

A new Bicycle Friendly Community report card and other updates

By Amelia Neptune | June 26, 2023

In May, the League announced our Spring 2023 Bicycle Friendly Community awards, recognizing 45 cities, towns, and counties that earned new, renewing, or improved statuses as bronze, silver, and gold…

New annual Bicycle Friendly Community deadline

By Amelia Neptune | June 20, 2023

While the Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) program has gone through a number of changes over the last few years, there’s a big one coming in 2024: starting next year, we…

League of American Bicyclists Recognizes 45 Cities and Towns with New and Renewing Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

By Lauren Jenkins | May 31, 2023

As National Bike Month comes to a close, the League of American Bicyclists is recognizing 45 cities and towns for earning Bicycle Friendly Community awards, plus five communities that earned…

Catalyzing a Cycle of Change in Communities

By Lauren Jenkins | May 26, 2023

Every May, the League of American Bicyclists celebrates National Bike Month and the immeasurable power of the bike to improve people’s happiness, health, and wellbeing. We see this enrichment take…

Bikes Count: 2023 Data Competition Launches

By Amelia Neptune | March 21, 2023

The League is once again partnering with our friends at Eco-Counter to host the annual Bikes Count Data Competition – open for submissions now!