Bicycle Friendly Communities Announced By League of American Bicyclists


69 million Americans live in a Bicycle Friendly Community Washington, D.C. - June 10, 2015 - Today the League of American Bicyclists announced 42 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC). With this new round, 69 million people live in a Bicycle Friendly Community. These new awardees join a leading group of 350 communities in all 50 states that are improving health, safety and … [Read more...]

New Bicycle Friendly State Ranking Released

Washington is No. 1 for Eighth Year Running Washington, D.C. -- Embargoed until May 11, 2015, 9 a.m. Eastern -- On the first day of National Bike To Work Week, the League of American Bicyclists has released its 2015 Bicycle Friendly State ranking. For the eighth year in a row, Washington continues to lead the nation, but states like Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Utah moved up the ranking … [Read more...]

League Awards 161 Bicycle Friendly Businesses In 31 States

Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart and Starbucks, are setting an example across the country Washington, D.C. -- April 22, 2015 -- Today, the League of American Bicyclists has awarded 161 new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Businesses in 31 states and Washington, D.C. With this Earth Day announcement, the program has grown to include more than 950 visionary local businesses, government … [Read more...]

Bicyclists Unite To ‘Move Beyond Gridlock’ At National Bike Summit

Hundreds bring the momentum for a Bicycle Friendly America to Congress Washington, D.C. - February 24, 2014 - Bicycle commuting is booming nationwide, with more than 60% growth since 2000. Already more than 1 in 5 Americans live in a Bicycle Friendly Community and more than 1 million workers are employed by a Bicycle Friendly Business. Hosted by the League of American Bicyclists -- … [Read more...]

LAPD Vows To Better Protect Cyclists

He calls bike riders the 'most vulnerable commuters.' Bicycle advocates have been pushing the department to do more to crack down on motorists who don't respect bikers' right to the road. By Ari B. Bloomekatz (LA Times) LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is vowing to make his department more responsive to the rights of cyclists, responding to growing complaints from bikers who say the city isn't … [Read more...]