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How to Build Big Cities for Biking

June 1st, 2021

These six U.S. cities are top of class when it comes to their bike networks, infrastructure and political willpower. ...

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‘Spring Back on Bikes’ Is Increasing Youth Ridership

May 24th, 2021

A collaboration between the National Youth Bike Council and Atlanta Students Advocating for Pedestrians is providing free bike tune-ups. ...

An event in the West Colfax neighborhood of Denver where local cruiser car culture merged with biking. (Photo courtesy of Denver Streets Partnership)

How 5 Cities Are Breaking Down Barriers to Biking

March 25th, 2021

Bike advocates in Austin, Denver, New Orleans, Pittsburgh and Providence share how they’re already using recent recommendations from Charles T. Brown and other researchers. ...

Philadelphia, the original Living Lab, will continue its equity work with Indego bike share as part of a new cohort. (Photo courtesy of Indego)

Meet 5 Grantees Out to Transform Bike Share

February 19th, 2021

We’re proud to announce our Living Lab winners, all of which will create replicable programs for improving shared micromobility in low-income communities. ...

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America's Best New Bikeways of 2020

December 18th, 2020

We can all agree, 2020 was tougher than anyone anticipated. As the year began, planning for a pandemic could only be described as a fantastical thought exercise, but by March the realities of COVID-19 reached all corners of America, dramatically changing nearly every aspect of people’s lives. ...

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Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) enjoys a bike ride with Bike Friday and Eugene Electric Bicycles. Source: Jarl Berg, Bike Friday.

Bike Businesses Roll Out the Welcome Mat for Congressional Leaders

September 13th, 2019

Taking advantage of the annual summer recess in D.C., PeopleForBikes arranged five August in-district meetings between bike business leaders and members of Congress (and their staffers) to talk infrastructure funding, public lands policies and tariff relief. Members of the House and Senate were invi ...

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Members of Pittsburgh Youth Leadership gather for a summertime ride. PYL riders joined 12 members of Congregation Dor Hadash for a Solidarity Ride in November, touring 60 miles of the Great Allegheny Passage.

Pittsburgh Youth Host Solidarity Ride Following Tree of Life shooting

December 5th, 2018

On Sunday, November 18, twelve members of Congregation Dor Hadash and 6 members of the Pittsburgh Youth Leadership group set out for a 60-mile bike ride from Pittsburgh to Connellsville on the Great Allegheny Passage. Our fearless leader, Mark, assured us it was only 50 miles, the wind would be at o ...

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Taking the Scenic Route: Long-Distance E-Bike Adventures

October 4th, 2018

Pedaling along city paths or winding country roads, bicycle tourists are rewarded with unique vantage points and stunning views — it’s a travel experience unlike any other. And, as networks of bike trails continue to expand and connect, more journeys destinations than ever are safely accessible by b ...

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Rep. Boyle talks tariffs with Advanced Sports Enterprises

August 7th, 2018

On Thursday, Aug. 7,  U.S. Representative Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) visited Advanced Sports Enterprises (ASE) headquarters in Northeast Philadelphia. His timing was perfect. Rep. Boyle’s visit came just days after the Trump administration announced they are considering increasing a proposed tariff on ...