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.

The White House Doubles Down On Active Transportation

By Caron Whitaker | October 3, 2022

The White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health came out with some strong recommendations that fit our Bicycle Friendly America goal.

Federal Funds For Bicycling And Walking Infrastructure

By Caron Whitaker | September 29, 2022

Use FHWA’s updated Pedestrian and Bicycle Funding Opportunities chart to find out “can my city get federal support for that project?”

First federal data on pandemic-era bike commuting

By Ken McLeod | September 15, 2022

Biking, walking, and transit saw similar dramatic shifts to fewer people using them to get to work in most states and cities.

Data on Easier to Use Than Ever

By Ken McLeod | August 22, 2022

Recent updates to, including menu changes and easier access to past reports, have made our database easier to use than ever.

The E-Bike Rebate: What’s Next

By Caron Whitaker | July 28, 2022

We didn’t get an e-bike rebate in the climate, health care and deficit reduction bill, but here are the lessons we have learned and what we’ll be doing to see it in future legislation.

Manchin-Schumer Deal: What Is In It

By Caron Whitaker | July 28, 2022

We have a deal on a climate, health care and deficit reduction bill, which could pass as part of a reconciliation bill. Here’s what’s in it!

Buttigieg Briefs Congress on Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Implementation

By Caron Whitaker | July 21, 2022

Secretary Pete Buttigieg testified in front of the House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee about the implementation of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Here’s our recap.

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.

US DOT Proposes NEW Performance Measure To Reduce GHG Emissions

By Caron Whitaker | July 11, 2022

The US DOT has released a proposed rule that will require states to measure Greenhouse gas emissions in order to track progress towards a national goal of environmental sustainability.