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Bike Networks

PeopleForBikes creates a prominent place for bikes in transportation, mobility and recreation decisions, policies and legislation at all levels of government. We ensure bikes are prioritized and positioned as a real solution to improve Americans’ health, connect communities, boost local and state economies, strengthen our nation and protect our planet. Together, we work alongside federal, state and local officials and decision makers to make biking better for everyone.

PeopleForBikes at Work on Bike Networks


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New Orleans' Bicycle Equity Index

November 10th, 2021

In 2019, the Crescent City joined forces with Toole Design to let equity lead in the planning of its bike network. ...

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Austin Will Be America’s Next Great Biking City

November 1st, 2021

Over the last two years, the Texas capital accelerated the buildout of its all ages and abilities bike network, building more than 100 new miles with no signs of slowing down. ...

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In Texas, A Bike Network Gets Bigger

October 29th, 2021

An interview with Austin Mayor Steve Adler on the city’s ambitious, 400+ mile bike network. ...

Jeremy McGhee rides his Sport-On adaptive mountain bike in Bentonville, Arkansas.

Meet the Rider Improving Access for Disabled Mountain Bikers

September 29th, 2021

Jeremy McGhee is on a mission to ride and document every mountain bike trail in Northwest Arkansas, opening up the landscape for those who can’t ride a traditional bike. ...

Alongside the nonprofit Youth in Action, the Providence Streets Coalition has been engaging residents on Broad Street around the city’s planned infrastructure changes.

Inclusion on Main Street

September 13th, 2021

A 1.5-mile stretch of Broad Street in Providence, Rhode Island, is slated for a holistic mobility upgrade and community engagement is an integral part of the plan. ...

A protected bike lane in New Orleans, Louisiana.

A Snapshot of Bicycling in 78 U.S. Cities

August 13th, 2021

We culled the responses from our annual survey for city officials, painting a more nuanced picture of bicycling at the local level. ...