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Two Words Every Bicyclist Should Know: Cardin-Cochran

Even if you’re not from Mississippi or Maryland, you may know the names Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Thad Cochran (R-MS). The two U.S. Senators were instrumental in hammering out a bipartisan compromise that is the best hope for continued bicycle and pedestrian funding in the next federal transportation bill.

Right now, a special conference committee with members from both sides of the aisle is trying to negotiate a new bill before the latest extension expires at the end of June. The League and our partners at America Bikes are working hard to ensure the Cardin-Cochran compromise is included.

But what is the Cardin-Cochran amendment exactly? What would it do and why is it so important?

Mary Lauran Hall explains it all over on the America Bikes blog. Click here or the image below to learn more about the two words every bicyclist should know…


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