Tag Archives: League of American Bicyclists

Got skills? Prove it and attend Traffic Skills 101

Education is a key component in helping build a bike friendly community, however it usually gets put aside because it’s too expensive, too timely or not cool! We’d like to help change those notions by working with Bike DFW and certified League of American Bicyclists to encourage more riders to learn the basics of riding […]

Stop everything – call Senator Hutchison about bike funding now!

The League of American Bicyclists sent this to one of our board members.  It could not be more urgent for everyone who supports bicycle infrastructure, in light of Michael Tripp McNair’s horrific accident with a vehicle and is currently fighting for his life.  He was a meticulously observant vehicular cyclist who followed all rules and […]

Heads of the League of American Bicyclists visit Oak Cliff

(Jason Roberts, Andy Clark – president of the League of American Bicyclists, Gail Spann – LAB Texas rep, Elizabeth Kiker – vp of LAB, and Amy Cowan) The president and vice president of the League of American Bicyclists were in town from Washington D.C. to show support for the Dallas Bike Plan and stopped by […]

How to Build a Bike Friendly City Part 2

(A new bike lane in Times Square, NY by Flickr user denali2001) Several interesting articles have come out recently on bicycle culture, and more to the point, the move away from auto-centric planning. The New York Times published an article on Wednesday titled “Is Happiness Still That New Car Smell?”, where an auto industry expert […]