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Local and State Advocacy

2024 State Speed Legislation: Letting Locals Lower The Limit

By Jamil Modaffari | May 30, 2024

In April 2024, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released fatality data from 2022 showing increases in the number of people killed by drivers while biking or walking.¬† The…

Cycling for Change: Recapping the first League Cycling Advocate Workshop 

By Anna Tang | May 14, 2024

In March, the League of American Bicyclists kicked off our new League Cycling Advocate (LCA) Workshop, a¬†three-day course that certified nearly 50 LCAs in the basics of what it means…

Webinar Recap: How Legislation Can Support Slow Roads

By Jamil Modaffari | February 22, 2024

Last year, the League of American Bicyclists launched the Slow Roads Save Lives campaign. The campaign aims to create safer roads where people biking, walking, using mobility devices, and driving…

Advocate Spotlight: Allyson McCalla

By Marlee Townsend | February 16, 2024

In celebration of Black History Month, we‚Äôre passing the microphone to amplify the stories of Black cycling advocates, leaders, and changemakers who are strengthening the bike movement. One advocate we‚Äôre…

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…

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…

Sitting on a BPAC (Bicyclist and Pedestrian Advisory Committee)

By Connor Herbert | December 8, 2023

This blog was written over the summer by one of our former Federal Policy Fellows, Connor Herbert. Connor has since departed to pursue postgraduate studies at the University of Durham…

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…