Maximizing Pro-Bike Funding and Policies
PeopleForBikes helped engineer increased support to make bicycling better (measured in dollars invested and policies approved) from all levels of government.
During fiscal year 2019, the federal government once again invested more than $900 million to build 1,500+ bike projects. This Department of Transportation commitment was more than doubled by states, counties, cities and towns nationwide. In sum, government agencies devoted more than $2 billion to enhancing bike riding on streets, trails and in parks—making it safer, easier to access, and more appealing. On one of our recent trips to Washington D.C. we took industry leaders on a 15 mile ride to see bike infrastructure and stopped for libations along the way.Read The Story