This page is dedicated to organizations which encourage the use of bicycles in everyday life, particularly in commuting to work and in running daily errands. Featured here will be links to local, regional and national programs which are doing important things in this regard and which you may consider joining or emulating in your own community.
Active Transportation Alliance
This alliance is a non-profit advocacy organization working to improve biking, walking, and transit in Chicagoland. It is supported by almost 6,000 members, 1,000 volunteers, and more than 30 full-time staff. Learn more and become a member at our Web site.
Alliance for Biking & Walking
The alliance is a national coalition of state and local bicycling and pedestrian organizations. It provides networking opportunities, information and help in local organizing.
America Bikes is a coalition of leaders from the biking community which is dedicated to influencing government transportation policy on behalf of bicycling and walking.
A heavily government/corporate funded organization, Bikes Belong promotes cycling through grant making, publicity and organization.
Center for Appropriate Transport
The Center for Appropriate Transport is a non-profit organization committed to community involvement in manufacturing, using, and advocating sustainable modes of transportation.
The Green Bike Project
Participants in the Green Bike Project earn a new commuter bike by pledging to reduce their drive-alone mileage by 50% during the pledge period. Sponsored by the Cascade Bicycle Club.
Indiana Bicycling Coalition
IBC is a state-wide cycling organization working to build a more bicycle-friendly America. They provide education, training, political lobbying and local organizing on behalf of cyclists everywhere.
League of American Bicyclists
The League of American Bicyclists is a national cycling organization working to build a more bicycle-friendly America. They provide education, training, political lobbying and local organizing on behalf of cyclists everywhere.
League of Michigan Bicyclists
LMB is a state-wide cycling organization working to build a more bicycle-friendly America. They provide education, training, political lobbying and local organizing on behalf of cyclists everywhere.
National Center for Biking and Walking
The National Center for Bicycling & Walking (NCBW) is the major program of the Bicycle Federation of America, a national nonprofit corporation established in 1977. Its mission is to create bicycle-friendly and walkable communities.
Ohio Bicycling Federation
OBF is a state-wide cycling organization working to build a more bicycle-friendly America. They provide education, training, political lobbying and local organizing on behalf of cyclists everywhere.
This compact web site has links to many articles, web sites, organizations, products and resources.
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
This government-funded site offers information, training and resources for all things walking and biking.
Rails to Trails Conservancy
The Rails to Trails Conservancy works with local communities to convert unused railways to bike paths.
Streetsblog is a daily news source, online community and political mobilizer for the Livable Streets movement.
State and Community Programs | Blogs
Bay Area Bikes
City of San Francisco area biking advocacy blog
Bicycle Alliance of Washington
Washington State biking advocacy blog
Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin
State of Wisconsin biking advocacy blog
Bicycle Transportation Alliance
City of Portland, Oregon, biking advocacy blog
City of Pittsburgh biking advocacy blog
City of Portland, Oregon, biking advocacy blog
Driftless Region Bicycle Coalition
Regional advocacy organization centered in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Greater Victoria Cycling Coalition
City of Victoria, Canada, biking advocacy blog
League of Illinois Bicyclists
State of Illinois biking advocacy blog
Los Angeles County Bicycle Coalition
Los Angeles County biking advocacy blog
State of Massachusetts biking advocacy blog
State of Minnesota biking advocacy blog
Sacramento Area Bicycle Advocates
SABA represents bicyclists. Our aim is more and safer trips by bike.
Toledo Metropolitan Area Council Of Governments
TMAGOG Bike/Pedestrians Committee advocates for helpful things like signed bike routes through the area, and maps showing them, and against unhelpful things like storm sewer grates with slots parallel to the street. Contact Kent Gardham: firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York City biking advocacy blog
Virginia Bicycling Federation
State of Virginia biking advocacy blog
Walk & Roll Cleveland
City of Cleveland, Ohio, bike & walk advocacy blog
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