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Save Cycling! Contact Congress Before It Is To Late

Congress is still in conference committee discussing the final Transportation Bill and programs that fund bicycle and pedestrian facilities are still on the chopping block.  Don’t let Congress turn back the clock twenty years by eliminating our funding. There is … Continue reading

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Federal Transportation Bill Threatens Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding

Congress is conferring on the next Federal Transportation Bill, and bicycle and pedestrian funding is still at stake.  In the Senate transportation bill, programs that fund bicycle and pedestrian funding are preserved and improved, continuing to fund projects that benefit … Continue reading

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Pennsylvania Ranks #15 Bicycle Friendly State

In honor of National Bike Month, the League of American Bicyclists has released its latest Bicycle Friendly States Ranking. In the fifth annual assessment, Pennsylvania achieved a #15 ranking nationally. “We are encouraged to see significant progress in top states … Continue reading

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Bicycle and Pedestrian Funding is at Risk

On Thursday, February 2, the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee is scheduled to vote on the long awaited American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, a comprehensive infrastructure funding bill.  This bill would fund transportation infrastructure projects nationwide, however a crucial element … Continue reading

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National Report Ranks Cities and States for Bicycling and Walking

Washington, DC – January 23, 2012 – In a new report, Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2012 Benchmarking Report, the Alliance for Biking & Walking ranks all 50 states and the 51 largest U.S. cities on bicycling and … Continue reading

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