Resources, Advocacy, Blogs, and Information
The mission of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association is to create a healthy, more livable region by promoting bicycling for fun, fitness, and affordable transportation; advocating for better bicycling conditions and transportation choices for a healthier environment, and educating children, adults, and motorists about safe bicycling.
To promote bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation and work through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. The League represents the interests of the nation's 57 million cyclists. With a current membership of 300,000 affiliated cyclists, including 40,000 individuals and 600 affiliated organizations, the League works to bring better bicycling to your community.
People for Bikes unites a coalition of retailers and suppliers, engages individual bicyclists, and undertakes major projects to make bicyclists' experiences safe, easy, and more convenient.
The Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) is a non-profit membership organization working to promote bicycling and improve bicycling conditions in Oregon and SW Washington. Since 1990, the BTA has worked in partnership with citizens, businesses, community groups, government agencies and elected officials to create communities where people can meet their daily transportation needs on a bike.
The International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) was founded in 1988 by a group of California mountain bike clubs concerned about the closure of trails to cyclists. IMBA's mission has always been to protect, create, and enhance quality trail experiences for mountain bikers worldwide. In addition, we actively promote responsible mountain biking, support volunteer trail work, assist land managers with trail management issues, and improve relations among trail user groups.
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy is a nonprofit organization working with communities to preserve unused rail corridors by transforming them into trails, enhancing the health of America's environment, economy, neighborhoods and people.
Since 1973, their mission has been to inspire people of all ages to travel by bicycle for fitness, fun, and self-discovery. Adventure Cycling Association is America's premier nonprofit organization dedicated to bicycle travel, with over 42,000 members nationwide, offering many programs for cyclists, including a national network of bicycle touring routes and organized trips.
The National Center for Safe Routes to School assists communities in enabling and encouraging children to safely walk and bike to school. The Center strives to equip Safe Routes to School programs with the knowledge and technical information to implement safe and successful strategies.
Plug into what bike enthusiasts are saying across the country.
Bike news and comments from the Pacific Northwest.
An informative site about bicycle commuting with tips and tricks for every step of the process.
Another great site on bike commuting, traffic laws and road-sharing tips.