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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.

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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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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 ...

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Bikes Won Big at the Ballot Box

December 3rd, 2020

2020 has been a momentous year for bikes, especially in local and state ballot measures. ...

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House Transportation Bill Proposes Major Increases for Federal Bike Programs

June 10th, 2020

UPDATE: On July 1, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a sweeping $1.5 trillion infrastructure package. The broader package addresses American infrastructure needs ranging from energy, water resources, housing, telecommunications and the $494 billion transportation bill outlined below. Includ ...

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2020 City Ratings: Top 5 U.S. Cities for Bikes

June 9th, 2020

Due to the constantly changing dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis, we encourage you to follow all current CDC guidelines as well as local travel advisories and recommendations. Take care of yourselves and loved ones. We’re all in this together. ...

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2020 City Ratings: Ridership

June 9th, 2020

Due to the constantly changing dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis, we encourage you to follow all current CDC guidelines as well as local travel advisories and recommendations. Take care of yourselves and loved ones. We’re all in this together. ...