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Trips for Kids goes beyond Trips and Kids: A legacy continued by the League

By AlyssaP | June 6, 2024

The following story was written by Alyssa Proudfoot Siegel, our former Engagement & Programming Coordinator, and was originally featured in the Winter 2023 issue of American Bicyclist. The year is…

Gear Up for the 2024 National Youth Bike Summit

By Bike League | May 7, 2024

Calling all youth cyclists! Grab your helmets and head to the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, for the 2024 Youth Bike Summit (YBS2024), which will be held June 14-16. The Youth Bike…

Mattapan on Wheels: Sparking Change in Their Community

By Marlee Townsend | March 4, 2024

It’s no secret that the power of the bicycle is transformative. Communities nationwide are taking innovative approaches to spark local change for better bicycling, and seeing incredible results. This is…

A unique opportunity to support student well-being through cycling

By Jamil Modaffari | February 7, 2024

When many Americans think of their childhood, we may recall riding a bike, and the joy and freedom that came with it. While this may be a memory shared by…

Making Riding One of the Basic Pillars of Education

By Raven Wells | October 12, 2022

What’s it going to take to get more children and youth on bikes? Here are just five ideas for communities and schools to broaden youth bike education.

How Traffic Gardens Grow Young Riders

By Raven Wells | September 12, 2022

We’re celebrating all the ways Traffic Gardens help grow young riders and build lifelong safe and confident cycling habits.

Placing Cycling on the Curriculum: Thaden School

By Raven Wells | September 8, 2022

At Thaden School, a few students get hands-on experience in bike advocacy by helping to submit their Bicycle Friendly Business application!

Exploring New Horizons With Library Biking Field Trips

By Raven Wells | May 24, 2022

In this guest blog from Decorah Library, learn an example of how public libraries across the nation are utilizing bikes to connect communities.

Ensuring A Voice For Youth: #BikeSummit22

By Raven Wells | March 15, 2022

National Youth Bike Council (NYBC), an active collection of youth cycling enthusiasts and leaders, will take on the role of hosting a virtual space for youth at #BikeSummit22.

Ensuring A Voice For Youth: The California Field School

By Raven Wells | February 23, 2022

Learn how the California Field School (CFS) keeps California youth pedaling through their native land and their advice for any other organizations that want to start a bike touring program of their own.