bike advocacy

Working on routes kids need to bike to school.

Kathleen Wilker

Kickstand Sessions Arrive in Ottawa

Dutch and Danish mobility consultants team up to deliver workshops on building fabulous cycling cities across North America. Local planners, engineers, elected officials and advocates work together to design innovative solutions for cyclists. more »

Nov 8, 2012 10:41 PM Families on Bikes 1 Comments

Great Places Need Complete Streets

How do you create sustainable, livable communities? more »

Sep 5, 2012 12:00 AM Features

National Advocacy Groups Affirm Shared Goals; Decide to Remain Separate

Alliance for Biking & Walking, Bikes Belong and League of American Bicyclists continue to operate independently, in close collaboration, to make bicycling safer and more enjoyable for all Americans. more »

Aug 22, 2012 7:02 AM Bike Advocacy Blog

Paul Steely White Rides New York - Giro Reverb Session 2

Paul Steely White, of Transportation Alternatives in New York City, is leading the effort to reclaim the city's streets for bikes, pedestrians and mass transit. more »

Aug 15, 2012 5:53 AM Videos

Ask the Advocate - Promoting Safe Road Sharing

What kinds of strategies/ campaigns can we use to establish more respectful and safer road sharing by both cyclists and motorists? more »

Jul 9, 2012 12:00 AM Features 3 Comments

Courtesy Cascade Bicycle Club

Three Feet to Save Lives

Places around the world are adopting a 3-foot passing law to make roadways safer for cyclists and prevent tragic collisions by legislating that motorists must give cyclists a minimum of three feet when passing. more »

Jun 18, 2012 12:00 AM Features 3 Comments

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Janette Sadik-Khan

NYC's Transportation Commissioner, Janette Sadik-Khan, in an interview with European Cyclists' Federation board member Daniel Mourek. more »

Jun 14, 2012 1:36 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Local Spokes

Advocates from nine organizations in New York – including Transportation Alternatives and Asian Americans for Equity – formed Local Spokes in 2011. more »

Jun 13, 2012 7:49 AM Features

Community Cycling Center

A model organization in a model bike-friendly city, Community Cycling Center in Portland has, for years, worked to ensure the two-wheeling culture includes residents from all backgrounds. more »

Jun 13, 2012 7:40 AM Features

Dunsmuir Street separated bike lanes in September, 2010.

Amy Walker

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Can Vancouver Copenhagenize?

Vancouver could become North America’s cycling capital, reveals the European Cyclists’ Federation. more »

Jun 11, 2012 8:36 AM Bike Advocacy Blog 1 Comments

An RCMP helps a child appropriately snap on a helmet.

Photo courtesy of Tammy Ozero

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Charter for Young Bicyclists

Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson and ECF president Manfred Neun will be among the expected signatories of the Charter of Vancouver on Children and Cycling on June 29, 2012, during the Velo-city Global 2012 conference in Vancouver, BC. more »

May 29, 2012 4:41 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Q & A with Delegate Lisa Slakov

Lisa Slakov is a member of the organizing committee for Velo-Talk, the Vancouver/ UBC chair of Hub and a soon-to-be delegate of the upcoming Velo-city Global conference in Vancouver, BC. more »

May 25, 2012 10:25 AM Bike Advocacy Blog Reaches 500,000 Pledges announce halfway milestone in goal to reaching one million signatures in support of bicycles. more »

May 24, 2012 6:51 AM Features

Kenny Louie

Velo-City Global 2012 Mayoral Interviews

Among the speakers at the conference are Vancouver mayor Gregor Robertson and technical and environmental mayor of Copenhagen Ayfer Baykal, who both kindly answered our questions. more »

May 23, 2012 10:13 AM Features

Courtesy Ursula Bach

Velo-city Global 2012 Interview - Technical and Environmental Mayor of Copenhagen Ayfer Baykal

Sarah Ripplinger speaks to Technical and Environmental Mayor of Copenhagen Ayfer Baykal prior to Velo-city Global 2012. more »

May 23, 2012 10:10 AM Features

Courtesy David Niddrie

Velo-city Global 2012 Interview - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson

Sarah Ripplinger interviews Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson prior to Velo-city Global 2012. more »

May 23, 2012 10:05 AM Features

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: A Word with Conference Director Richard Campbell

We find out what goes into organizing a global cycling policy conference, and why Vancouver was chosen as the host city instead of another North American location. more »

May 18, 2012 4:30 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Ask the Advocate - Educating the Next Generation of Commuter Cyclists

How can state cycling advocacy groups/nonprofits work with big universities to educate the next generation of cyclists? more »

May 15, 2012 5:47 AM Features


Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Velo Village

In the lead-up to the Velo-city Global conference, delegates can also participate in Velo Village on Salt Spring Island between June 21 and 23. more »

Apr 26, 2012 4:33 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

City of Copenhagen technical and environmental mayor, Ayfer Baykal.

Countdown to Velo-city 2012: Program Released and Ayfer Baykal Q and A

Technical and environmental mayor of Copenhagen, Ayfer Baykal shares her passion for how cycling policy and policymakers will help to shape cities of the future. Plus, find a link to the conference program overview. more »

Apr 18, 2012 11:06 AM Bike Advocacy Blog