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
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. ...
“Where America Fails, So Have We in Bicycling.”
March 4th, 2021
A candid conversation with Charles T. Brown, the lead investigator of a new, groundbreaking report on barriers to biking in the U.S. ...
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. ...
Getting People to Shift Their Ride
February 2nd, 2021
Fort Collins, a recipient of our 2020 COVID-19 Mobility Response Grant, used the funding to beef up its existing bike network, as well as roll out an extensive marketing campaign. ...
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. ...
Nearly $300 Million in Federal Infrastructure Grants Include Bikes
December 4th, 2020
In September 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) announced this year’s awards for the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development grants (BUILD, formerly TIGER). Of the $1 billion in grants awarded, nearly $300 million focus on or support bicycle infrastructure and active tr ...