The League of American Bicyclists is dedicated to building a Bicycle Friendly America for everyone. As part of working with the CDC's Active People, Healthy Nation initiative to get 27 million people more physically active the Benchmarking Project brings public data to monitor progress on bicycling and walking in America. By partnering with AARP's Livable Communities program, the League is ...

The Covid-19 pandemic has shined a harsh light on the danger of underlying conditions that leave people vulnerable to diseases. Many of the underlying conditions associated with poor outcomes, up to and including death, from Covid-19 are chronic conditions that research shows can be addressed through physical activity. Places where people bike and walk to work tend to have higher rates of ...

The following blog post is co-authored and published in partnership with the National Complete Streets Coalition, a non-profit, non-partisan alliance of public interest organizations and transportation professionals committed to the development and implementation of Complete Streets policies and practices and a program of Smart Growth America. Transportation policy can take a long time. In 2012, Congress passed the Moving Ahead for Progress ...

The League of American Bicyclists is excited to launch data.bikeleague.org today. This new portal allows the public to easily access data compiled by the League’s Benchmarking Project, enabling comparisons on a variety of biking and walking data from multiple federal, state, and local agency sources. Visit the League's new Data Portal to explore the numbers on people biking and walking This coincides with today’s ...