Cycling Advocacy

Advocacy & Organizations

Adventure Cycling Association
Adventure Cycling Association’s nonprofit mission is to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. As America's largest recreational cycling association, it has developed the National Bicycle Route Network, encompassing more than 38,158 miles (and growing) of road and mountain bike trails, which are depicted on high-quality route maps.
Bicycle Friendly Community
The Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign is an awards program that recognizes municipalities that actively support bicycling. A Bicycle-Friendly Community provides safe accommodation for cycling and encourages its residents to bike for transportation and recreation. The League of American Bicyclists administers the Bicycle Friendly Community Campaign.
Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
This is the advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association, a small, active, non-profit consumer-funded program acting as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information. Volunteers from the BHSI serve on the ASTM bicycle helmet standard committee and are active in commenting on actions of the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Bikes Belong
The Bikes Belong Coalition is a membership organization founded by bicycle industry and advocacy leaders with the mission of "putting more people on bikes more often."
BMX Racing For Youth, Families
The American Bicycling Association BMX site is a central point for learning what's happening in the fast riding, high jumping world of BMX racing.
Cycling Hall Of Fame
The Cycling Hall Of Fame is dedicated to preserving the history of cycling's greatest races and the riders who rode them.
IBF: A World-Wide Cycling Resource
The International Bicycle Fund is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding. Major areas of activity are non-motorized urban planning, economic development, bike safety education, responsible travel and cycle tourism, and cross-cultural, educational programs.
L.A.B. - America's Oldest Cycling Organization
The League of American Bicyclists began when bikes, not cars, ruled the roads. Today, this organization is a leader in advocating and educating on behalf of cyclists in every state. They also organize major cycling rallies and support many local and state cycling groups across America.
Mountain Bicycling's International Voice
The mission of I.M.B.A., the International Mountain Bicycling Association, is to promote mountain bicycling opportunities which are environmentally and socially responsible.
Pedals for Progress
Pedals for Progress rescues bicycles destined for America's landfills and puts them to work overseas for continuing economic development in their partnership programs.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
RTC is a nonprofit organization working to enrich America's communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors.
Surface Transportation Policy Project
The goal of The Surface Transportation Policy Project is to ensure that transportation policy and investments help conserve energy, protect environmental and aesthetic quality, strengthen the economy, promote social equity, and make communities more livable.
The National Center for Bicycling & Walking
The mission of the National Center for Bicycling and Walking (NCBW) is to change the way communities are planned, designed, and managed to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can walk and bike easily, safely, and regularly.
USA Cycling Development Foundation
Thousands of young athletes aspire to be Olympic and world champions just like Lance Armstrong, Leigh Donovan, Marty Nothstein and Susan Demattei. It is a long, hard road to the top requiring a strong commitment from athletes, parents and you! Your support directly benefits young athletes in all disciplines of cycling.
USA Cycling: Home of American Bicycle Racing
USA Cycling is the official cycling organization recognized by the US Olympic Committee and is responsible for identifying, training and selecting cyclists to represent the United States in international competitions. The major activities of USA Cycling ensure the ongoing development and safe participation in the sport of cycling.
Youth Educational Sports
Youth Educational Sports, Inc. was created to give instructional and educational support for non-traditional sports taught in schools, after school activities and youth organizations. YESports will also help if you want to start a "non-traditional sport" club, such as bicycling.

 
 

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