Local and State Advocacy

Sign Our Petition And Join Our Demand For Safe Streets For All

By Raven Wells | November 21, 2022

Please sign our Safe Streets for All petition and together, we’ll take action to save lives by designing and signing our roads for slower driving speeds.

Honoring Road Traffic Victims On World Day Of Remembrance

By Raven Wells | November 18, 2022

On Sunday, November 20th, we will honor the lives lost and impacted by road crashes during the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims.

Six State DOTs Sign the Equity In Infrastructure Pledge

By Caron Whitaker | November 1, 2022

The Equity in Infrastructure Project (EIP) and its pledge promise to remove barriers to building infrastructure for small and disadvantaged businesses.

US DOT Accepting Applications For Thriving Communities Program

By Caron Whitaker | October 31, 2022

US DOT is now accepting applications for its Thriving Communities Program (TCP) through December 6, 2022.

Meet Our 2022 Community Spark Grant Recipients

By Raven Wells | September 6, 2022

The League has chosen 11 organizations to each receive $1,500 towards their goal of building thriving BFCs.

Some of Our Favorite Things About the New State and City Fact Sheets

By Ken McLeod | July 13, 2022

Last month we published fact sheets for every state and the 76 cities included in the League’s Benchmarking Project for large cities. Here are our favorite things.


By Ken McLeod | June 13, 2022

As part of the League’s Benchmarking Project, the League is publishing fact sheets on biking and walking for each of the 50 states and 76 cities.

How Local Advocates Have the Power to Change Their Communities from the Bottom Up

By Anna Tang | May 10, 2022

Our newest hire and BFA specialist Anna Tang shares what she’s learned to be an invaluable tool from her time as a community organizer — grassroots advocacy.

Guidance for State Departments of Transportation

By Caron Whitaker | January 10, 2022

Now that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law is signed, it is up to US DOT to implement it, and that starts with writing guidance for state Departments of Transportation. Here are our suggestions.

Bike Law Trends 2021

By Ken McLeod | July 19, 2021

In 2021, we saw four major trends in bike-related laws that might point toward future changes.