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Amendments to INVEST Act Improve Equity and Street Safety

By bikeleague | July 1, 2021

As the House version of the transportation reauthorization bill, the INVEST in America Act is widely regarded as essential legislation. Its next step will be a conference committee.

QBP-Sponsored Scholarships for BIPOC to Train as League Cycling Instructors

By Lauren Jenkins | April 19, 2021

Quality Bicycle Products and the League of American Bicyclists announced today 40 scholarship opportunities for Black people, Indigenous people, and people of color who want to become League Cycling Instructors.

Decriminalization and data in Kansas City, Mo.

By Ken McLeod | April 13, 2021

In the absence of good data, advocates like BikeWalkKC are finding ways to make the case that decriminalizing biking and walking are good public policies.

Pedaling Toward a More Just BFA Program: Removing “Enforcement” from our Framework

By Amelia Neptune | October 5, 2020

It is time to rethink our approach to traffic safety.

New scholarship program expands access to LCI Seminars

By Alison Dewey | July 31, 2020

To reduce the barriers to bike education in underserved communities, the League is launching an Equity Scholarship Program which will offer approximately 40 full scholarships to people of color interested in teaching bike education courses in underserved communities.

Take action on equity in the next transportation bill

By Caron Whitaker | June 26, 2020

We have accomplished so much for people who bike in this bill. Help eensure the INVEST in America Act is the best reflection of building a Bicycle Friendly America truly for everyone.

Taking immediate steps to be anti-racist in Bicycle Friendly America applications

By Lauren Jenkins | June 9, 2020

Effective today, the “Enforcement” sections of the Bicycle Friendly America applications for Fall 2020 will be taken offline while the League evaluates and updates the application questions about communities’ and…

Safe Streets for Everyone #BlackLivesMatter

By bikeleague | June 1, 2020

Safe streets for everyone means more than bike lanes and sidewalks. It means that everyone is free to move on our streets, in our neighborhoods, and throughout our cities without…

Reaching more people with a bike education in Spanish

By Alison Dewey | May 20, 2019

To enable and empower more people across the country with bike skills and education, the League is pleased to now offer its Smart Cycling Manual in Spanish.

Bike & Build Inspires Young Adults to “Pedal for Affordable Housing”

By bikeleague | October 11, 2018

The organization Bike & Build is inspiring young adults to engage in service-oriented cycling trips to improve the quality of life for thousands of Americans. Read the encouraging journey of one of Bike & Build’s members.