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Bicycle friendly states

Last Auguest, the League of American Bicyclists published their lists of bicycle friendly states. Washington ranked number 1, Oregon was number 4, and California came in at number 7. Ranking dead last is West Virginia because of their “low bicycle usage rates and high cyclist crash and fatality rates,” according to LAB director Andy Clarke. read more »

LAB seeks Bicycle Friendly Community Specialists

Travel the USA and help cities become more bicycle friendly. The League of American Bicyclists announced two job openings for their Bicycle Friendly America program. The first for a Bicycle Friendly Community Specialist is related to Trek’s recently announced “Game Changers” partnership with the League BFC program, in which the League sends a specialist to read more »

What is nation’s highest bicycle tax?

My virtual tour of American bicycle legislation led me to discover Hawaii Revised Statute 249-14, which imposes a $15 registration fee for all bicycles with wheels greater than 20 inches in diameter.

Nevada considers complete streets, red light law for motorcycles & bicycles

I’m now visiting Nevada in my virtual meander across the American bike legislation tour of 2013. Of interest in the Silver State: voluntary funding of a Complete Streets program for your county, and a bipartisan run the red light rule for motorcycles and bicycles.

Ray LaHood rides a bicycle

United States Department of Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood joined a group of DOT bike commuters this morning for a ride to the office.

Bicycle maintenance on the train

I missed this post from Copenhagenize over the holidays, but it’s a pretty cool idea: Put air pumps for bicycle tires on trains.