Policy and Advocacy
The Bike League works to make biking better
We are the voice of the nation’s 57 million bicyclists, promoting and protecting your right to ride
From the halls of Congress to the streets of your community, the Bike League is working to make your next ride safer and more convenient with fewer "Bike Lane Ends" signs and more protected places for you, your family, and your neighbors to ride.
Our advocacy efforts span the spectrum, from lobbying Congress for our fair share of funding to empowering state and local advocates with the tools to win campaigns for better bike policies in your town. Since 1880, we have been the hub of information that gets the wheels spinning in communities nationwide. At the federal, state and local level, our efforts unite the voices of people who bike.
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…Read More →
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…Read More →
The Transportation Appropriations bill is coming up for a vote which means representatives will attempt to add amendments that weaken federal funding for bicycling safety. We need you to take…Read More →
The League of American Bicyclists’ 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…Read More →