Carolyn Szczepanski

Carolyn Szczepanski is the Director of Communications at the League of American Bicyclists and founder of the League’s Women Bike program. Before joining the League, Carolyn spent nearly 10 years as a print reporter.

The Next Great Biking Cities

How these 5 cities are excelling at getting more people on bikes. more »

Jun 16, 2014 2:25 PM Features 2 Comments

WE Bike NYC Carves Out a Place for Women in Biking

Liz Jose and WE Bike NYC are carving out a place for women in the bike world. more »

Jun 4, 2014 1:28 PM Features

Tanya Quick and Jenn Cash

Tanya Quick and Jenn Cash of Language Dept demonstrate why design matters to grow cycling. more »

May 2, 2014 11:42 AM Features

Apply for Women Bike Funding

One of the primary goals of the Women Bike program is to seed, support and spread the best campaigns and ideas that are getting more women on bikes. more »

Apr 23, 2014 2:47 PM Bike Advocacy Blog

Veronica O. Davis Civil Engineer and Black Women Bike DC Founder

Civil engineer and Black Women Bike DC founder, Veronica O. Davis, sets her sights on the position of US Secretary of Transportation. more »

Apr 10, 2014 7:40 AM Features 3 Comments

Photo by Hal Bergman

Nona Varnado

She calls herself a “conductor,” because she’s creating a symphony of cycling efforts that resonate with audiences who are not attuned to the benefits of bicycling. more »

Mar 27, 2014 7:38 AM Features

Winning at the 2014 National Bike Summit

Now in its 14th year, the National Bike Summit is the premier bicycle advocacy event of the year, uniting the voices of bicyclists on Capitol Hill to create lasting change nationwide. more »

Jan 8, 2014 8:39 AM Bike Advocacy Blog

Photo by Leah Missbach Day

World Bicycle Relief

Leah Missbach Day co-founded a global effort that has transformed the bicycle and the lives of thousands. more »

Sep 30, 2013 6:47 AM Features 1 Comments

How Bicycles Bring Business

Cities and businesses discover that cycling pays. more »

Apr 29, 2013 1:00 AM Features 2 Comments

Photo by Alan Ashbaugh

Bicycle Benefits Program

Five years ago, Ian Klepetar, a cyclist from Vermont, created the Bicycle Benefits incentive program as a way to reward people who ride their bikes to shop and dine, and the businesses that support them. more »

Apr 29, 2013 12:00 AM Features

How Bicycles Bring Business - The Infographic

Bicycles Bring Business - How promoting and supporting cycling is good for the bottom line. more »

Apr 29, 2013 12:00 AM Features 2 Comments

Economic Advantages of Bicycle Travel

While bicycling brings business to the urban core, people on bikes are also giving rural and suburban areas a boost thanks to the rising participation in multi-day rides and bicycle tourism. more »

Apr 8, 2013 12:00 AM Features

Long Beach Mayor Receives National Bicycle Leadership Award

The League of American Bicyclists recognized Mayor Bob Foster with the first-ever Bicycle Friendly America Leadership Award for his dedication and vision to transform Long Beach into one of the nation's top cycling cities. more »

Sep 11, 2012 1:53 PM Bike Advocacy Blog 1 Comments

Photo by Rafael Cardenas

Find Inspiration at the National Women's Bicycling Summit

Bicycling is making a move into the mainstream and more and more women are getting engaged. more »

Sep 5, 2012 1:27 PM Features

National Women’s Bicycling Summit Spotlight: Leah Missbach Day

Co-founder of World Bicycle Relief, Leah Missbach Day will share stories and photos from her work around the world at the National Women's Bicycling Summit in Long Beach, CA. more »

Aug 22, 2012 10:00 AM Bike Advocacy Blog

Who’s Selling Cycling to Women?

In the vernacular of marketing, if women’s cycling is a product, then who is selling it? Who should be and how? more »

Aug 16, 2012 7:46 AM Bike Advocacy Blog 1 Comments

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Save the Date for the National Women's Bicycling Summit

On September 13, 2012, a half-day National Women’s Bicycling Summit at the conclusion of the international Pro Walk/ Pro Bike conference in Long Beach, CA. more »

Jul 1, 2012 12:00 AM Features 1 Comments

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

The New Face of Cycling

Stereotypes about bicycling are falling away as diverse communities adopt and promote the cycling lifestyle. more »

Jun 13, 2012 7:49 AM Features 1 Comments

Major Taylor

Marshall “Major” Taylor was the first African-American athlete to attain a world champion title – and he did by competing in cycling. more »

Jun 13, 2012 7:46 AM Features