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Kenosha News
Pedal powerNational Bike Month may be May, but in Kenosha County, it’s June. The League o
Pedal power
Kenosha News / Posted yesterday
National Bike Month may be May, but in Kenosha County, it’s June. The League of American Bicyclists declared May as Bike Month in 1956. But in Wisconsin, the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin moved the recognition to June. “We’ve had some weather... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Topeka Police Department on the road to enforcing '3-foot rule' regarding bicyclesBrown said. Tuesday’s ride was held as part of the city’s celebration of Natio
Topeka Police Department on the road to enforcing '3-foot rule' regarding bicycles
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 4 days ago
Brown said. Tuesday’s ride was held as part of the city’s celebration of National Bike Month, which is May. The League of American Bicyclists this month announced it had awarded Topeka the bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community award.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Bicycling gaining traction in areasport and a great alternative for transportation. We are seeing a measurable gr
Bicycling gaining traction in area
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
sport and a great alternative for transportation. We are seeing a measurable growth in commuting," said Steve Taylor, League of American Bicyclists spokesman. "I think recreational biking is really taking off. It is a sport that keeps people... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Cyclists ride from Washburn to remember Glenda Taylora reminder of a lifesaving mission. “This fuels some fire in me, I think,” sai
Cyclists ride from Washburn to remember Glenda Taylor
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
a reminder of a lifesaving mission. “This fuels some fire in me, I think,” said O’Keeffe, a certified instructor for the League of American Bicyclists and volunteer for the Topeka Community Cycling Project. “Her death made me become more of a... Read more
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News 8000
Wis. Bike Summit comes to La Crosseof future employers and employees to come to the region La Crosse is rated as
Wis. Bike Summit comes to La Crosse
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
of future employers and employees to come to the region La Crosse is rated as a silver-level bike friendly community League of American Bicyclists. The Wisconsin Bike Fed says biking in Wisconsin is about a $2 billion boost to our states... Read more
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News 8000
Wis. Bike Summit comes to La Crosseand employees to come to the region,” Longhurst said. La Crosse is rated as a
Wis. Bike Summit comes to La Crosse
News 8000 / Posted 7 days ago
and employees to come to the region,” Longhurst said. La Crosse is rated as a silver-level bike friendly community League of American Bicyclists. The Wisconsin Bike Fed said biking in Wisconsin brings about a $2 billion boost to... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bike to Work Day observed in Parkersburghe said. Kristy Cramlet, public relations analyst for Highmark, said the compa
Bike to Work Day observed in Parkersburg
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
he said. Kristy Cramlet, public relations analyst for Highmark, said the company was recognized last year by the League of American Bicyclists, the organization that promotes Bike to Work Day, as a Bicycle Friendly Business because of its... Read more
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KERA North Texas
"Watching The City Wake Up:" Two Friends Ride Through Dallas On Bike To Work DayRock Creek Trails into North Dallas to the High Five. North Texas isn’t well k
"Watching The City Wake Up:" Two Friends Ride Through Dallas On Bike To Work Day
KERA North Texas / Posted 8 days ago
Rock Creek Trails into North Dallas to the High Five. North Texas isn’t well known nationally for its cycling scene. The League of American Bicyclists ranks Dallas number 58 on a list of the 70 largest bike commuting cities. Fort Worth is 64th... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Hattiesburg celebrates National Bike to Work Daybasis. We're always thinking of ways to improve our bicycle and pedestrian ways
Hattiesburg celebrates National Bike to Work Day
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 8 days ago
basis. We're always thinking of ways to improve our bicycle and pedestrian ways here in Hattiesburg." According to The League of American Bicyclists, the number of bicycle commuters in the U.S. increased by 62 percent between 2000 and... Read more
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Ball State Daily News
Muncie named Bicycle Friendly CommunityThe City of Muncie is now recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC), acc
Muncie named Bicycle Friendly Community
Ball State Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
The City of Muncie is now recognized as a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC), according to the League of American Bicyclists. The city received a bronze BFC award, allowing it to join 374 other communities across the country who also have this... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Most bicycle-friendly statesthe end of Bike to Work Week, find out if your state is one of the most bicycle
Most bicycle-friendly states
KTVZ Bend / Posted 9 days ago
the end of Bike to Work Week, find out if your state is one of the most bicycle-friendly in the country, as ranked by the League of American Bicyclists. Most Popular Sign up for KTVZ Emails Sign up for Breaking News, Daily Headlines, Local... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Bike to Work Day ride set for todayto Highmark West Virginia, at Seventh and Market streets, where a light breakfa
Bike to Work Day ride set for today
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
to Highmark West Virginia, at Seventh and Market streets, where a light breakfast will be provided. Promoted by the League of American Bicyclists, Bike to Work Day is one of several events happening nationwide to raise awareness about the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Bike Commuting Class Prepares North Texans For Bike To Work Daybiking laws. This week, the cyclists prepared for Bike to Work Day on Friday.
Bike Commuting Class Prepares North Texans For Bike To Work Day
KERA North Texas / Posted 9 days ago
biking laws. This week, the cyclists prepared for Bike to Work Day on Friday. Mark Draz is a cycling instructor with the League of American Bicyclists. He said the first rule is to not take the route you normally would drive. For those of us who... Read more
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Island Packet
Hilton Head Bicycle Company receives national designationHilton Head Bicycle Company was recognized by the League of American Bicyclists
Hilton Head Bicycle Company receives national designation
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
Hilton Head Bicycle Company was recognized by the League of American Bicyclists with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business award for its promotion of bicycling on Hilton Head Island and for encouraging their employees to reduce their carbon footprint by... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
LR earns Bicycle Friendly Community designationLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Little Rock) - Today, the League of American Bicyclists reco
LR earns Bicycle Friendly Community designation
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 10 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Little Rock) - Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Little Rock with a bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award, joining 374 visionary communities from across the country. With the announcement of 34 new and... Read more
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The News & Observer
Raleigh City Council OKs plan for more bike lanesbeen working on bike planning since the 1970s. Its 2009 comprehensive plan earn
Raleigh City Council OKs plan for more bike lanes
The News & Observer / Posted 10 days ago
been working on bike planning since the 1970s. Its 2009 comprehensive plan earned the city a bronze-level award from the League of American Bicyclists, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that recognizes communities with policies that foster... Read more
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Lee's Summit Journal
City peddles the perks of Bike to Work Dayon bicycles. While the number is small, it’s growing slightly — and will likely
City peddles the perks of Bike to Work Day
Lee's Summit Journal / Posted 10 days ago
on bicycles. While the number is small, it’s growing slightly — and will likely get a boost this month. In 1956, the League of American Bicyclists designated May National Bike Month. Nationally, May 20 is Bike to Work Day, and Lee’s Summit is... Read more
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Countryside Suburban Life
Countryside participates in Bike Safety Week activitiesnumber of bicyclists on the road has grown significantly in Illinois over the p
Countryside participates in Bike Safety Week activities
Countryside Suburban Life / Posted 11 days ago
number of bicyclists on the road has grown significantly in Illinois over the past few years. According to the League of American Bicyclists, the number of bicycle commuters in Illinois has increased 61 percent from 2005 to 2014. Most... Read more
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ajc.com
Dimitroff to host bike-to-work event on Fridaypublic and riders are encouraged to join along on their commutes to work. Nati
Dimitroff to host bike-to-work event on Friday
ajc.com / Posted 12 days ago
public and riders are encouraged to join along on their commutes to work. National Bike to Work Day was originated by the League of American Bicyclists in 1956 and is a part of National Bike Month, which is held every May. Since coming to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR earns bike-friendly labelhas been named one of 374 "Bicycle Friendly Communities" nationwide after years
LR earns bike-friendly label
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
has been named one of 374 "Bicycle Friendly Communities" nationwide after years of working toward the designation. The League of American Bicyclists plans to announce the title Wednesday. Little Rock gained the bronze-level recognition, the... Read more
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examiner.com
A big week for Bike Monthposts about it, you should know that May is National Bike Month. It isn't a rec
A big week for Bike Month
examiner.com / Posted 13 days ago
posts about it, you should know that May is National Bike Month. It isn't a recent designation, or unique. According to the League of American Bicyclists, the title sponsor, it's …celebrated in communities from coast to coast. Established in 1956,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dad's job: Make LR safer for leg powercity's latest -- successful -- application for Bicycle Friendly Community statu
Dad's job: Make LR safer for leg power
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
city's latest -- successful -- application for Bicycle Friendly Community status, a designation conferred by the national League of American Bicyclists. The city has achieved bronze status, the lowest level in a five-level ranking but a big step... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rollin', rollin', rollin'a great motto for Bike to Work Day and Ditch the Keys Week. But why May? "That
Rollin', rollin', rollin'
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
a great motto for Bike to Work Day and Ditch the Keys Week. But why May? "That's because that's the national thing. The League of American Bicyclists designates May as National Bike Month," says Peter Mehl. "I guess it doesn't rain as bad... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Top U.S. bicycling city is Seattle, study saysdown in other cases. Meanwhile, Washington has been named the most bicycle-frie
Top U.S. bicycling city is Seattle, study says
The Seattle Times / Posted 14 days ago
down in other cases. Meanwhile, Washington has been named the most bicycle-friendly state eight years in a row by The League of American Bicyclists. The reports rely on subjective weighting of metrics, some of which can be confusing or even... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Seattle named No. 1 city for bicyclists, but could they be priced out?down in other cases. Meanwhile, Washington has been named the most bicycle-frie
Seattle named No. 1 city for bicyclists, but could they be priced out?
The Seattle Times / Posted 15 days ago
down in other cases. Meanwhile, Washington has been named the most bicycle-friendly state eight years in a row by The League of American Bicyclists. The reports rely on subjective weighting of metrics, some of which can be confusing or even... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Metrolink offering free rides during Bike to Work Weektrip. The promotion includes Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 18. May is Natio
Metrolink offering free rides during Bike to Work Week
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
trip. The promotion includes Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 18. May is National Bike Month, established in 1956 by the League of American Bicyclists. Metrolink has transported 1 million bicyclists since the multi-county agency introduced its... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse makes efforts to be bike-friendlyIt's National Bike Month . the League of American Bicyclists ranks La Crosse
La Crosse makes efforts to be bike-friendly
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
It's National Bike Month . the League of American Bicyclists ranks La Crosse as a silver-level bicycle friendly community . ranking behind only Madison in the state. News 8's Madalyn O'Neill tells us how the city is trying to go for gold. Kylie... Read more
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News 8000
La Crosse makes efforts to be bike-friendlyplanner Lewis Kuhlman “A space that would normally be reserved for one car coul
La Crosse makes efforts to be bike-friendly
News 8000 / Posted 18 days ago
planner Lewis Kuhlman “A space that would normally be reserved for one car could park potentially up to 10 bikes." The League of American Bicyclists ranks La Crosse as a silver-level bicycle-friendly community, ranking behind only Madison in... Read more
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Daily Record
Kids, police bike to school in Boonton Twp.only 45 percent of children under 14 typically wear a helmet.” National Bike t
Kids, police bike to school in Boonton Twp.
Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
only 45 percent of children under 14 typically wear a helmet.” National Bike to School Day began in 2012, launched by the League of American Bicyclists as part of National Bike Month. Forty-nine states have since hosted more than a thousand events... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Buffalo seeks to add 300 miles of bike lanes by 2025"GOBike Buffalo" and other groups, calls for the city to achieve "platinum" sta
Buffalo seeks to add 300 miles of bike lanes by 2025
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 20 days ago
"GOBike Buffalo" and other groups, calls for the city to achieve "platinum" status in terms of bike-friendliness. The League of American Bicyclists currently rates Buffalo a "bronze" city. According to the Bicycle Master Plan Update, the city... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Bike Culture Rolls Through New BritainPark and the rest of the city. Since 2014, New Britain has been one of just se
Bike Culture Rolls Through New Britain
Hartford Courant / Posted 20 days ago
Park and the rest of the city. Since 2014, New Britain has been one of just seven Connecticut towns and cities to hold the League of American Bicyclists' designation as a bike-friendly community. Other than New Haven, which is home to Yale... Read more
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Colorado Daily
Boulder County cyclists participate in National Bike Challengefall and winter bike weeks averaged 935 riders each. PeopleForBikes took the l
Boulder County cyclists participate in National Bike Challenge
Colorado Daily / Posted 20 days ago
fall and winter bike weeks averaged 935 riders each. PeopleForBikes took the lead last year as the previous organizer, the League of American Bicyclists, focused elsewhere. Using a newly-redesigned online platform, individuals and teams can track... Read more
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Boulder Daily Camera
Boulder County cyclists participate in National Bike Challengefall and winter bike weeks averaged 935 riders each. PeopleForBikes took the l
Boulder County cyclists participate in National Bike Challenge
Boulder Daily Camera / Posted 20 days ago
fall and winter bike weeks averaged 935 riders each. PeopleForBikes took the lead last year as the previous organizer, the League of American Bicyclists, focused elsewhere. Using a newly-redesigned online platform, individuals and teams can track... Read more
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Sterling Journal-Advocate
Ayres Elementary students, families celebrate Bike to School Daymusic and snacks. Bike to School Day is coordinated by the National Center for
Ayres Elementary students, families celebrate Bike to School Day
Sterling Journal-Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
music and snacks. Bike to School Day is coordinated by the National Center for Safe Routes to School and is part of the League of American Bicyclists' National Bike Month. Students had an opportunity to decorate their bicycles and helmets... Read more
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The Columbian
Sun expected to shine on Ride Around Clark CountyRACC entry fees will be donated to the American Diabetes Association, the Ameri
Sun expected to shine on Ride Around Clark County
The Columbian / Posted 23 days ago
RACC entry fees will be donated to the American Diabetes Association, the American Lung Association, Bike Clark County, the League of American Bicyclists, Open House Ministries, Washington Bikes and the Waste Connections Christmas Bicycle... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Better Biking: Bike to School Safetyschools in the area have added bicycle education and skill training as part of
Better Biking: Bike to School Safety
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 23 days ago
schools in the area have added bicycle education and skill training as part of physical education. Through the League of American Bicyclists - a couple of instructors are available in the Green Bay area. You can also check out local... Read more
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Capital City Weekly
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaperview Gov. Walker’s proclamation, visit: gov.alaska.gov/newsroom/2016/04/bike-mo
CapitalCityWeekly.com - Southeast Alaska's Online Newspaper
Capital City Weekly / Posted 24 days ago
view Gov. Walker’s proclamation, visit: gov.alaska.gov/newsroom/2016/04/bike-month-2/Each year, the national nonprofit League of American Bicyclists declares May as National Bike Month and helps organize Bike to Work events. This year marks the... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
National Bike Month Celebrated Locallymore lately," said Tweeddale, "They're building a lot more trails in the area,
National Bike Month Celebrated Locally
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 27 days ago
more lately," said Tweeddale, "They're building a lot more trails in the area, you know adding on miles to Ben Geren." The League of American Bicyclists, the group which has hosted National Bike Month since 1956, said the next few weeks will give... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Westport
Celebrate National Bike Month, Westportabout biking and encourage more people to give it a try. National Bike Month w
Celebrate National Bike Month, Westport
The Daily Voice - Westport / Posted 28 days ago
about biking and encourage more people to give it a try. National Bike Month was started in 1956 and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. It's celebrated nationwide as a way for communities to communicate the benefits of biking. As... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Greenwich
Celebrate National Bike Month, Greenwichabout biking and encourage more people to give it a try. National Bike Month w
Celebrate National Bike Month, Greenwich
The Daily Voice - Greenwich / Posted 28 days ago
about biking and encourage more people to give it a try. National Bike Month was started in 1956 and is sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists. It's celebrated nationwide as a way for communities to communicate the benefits of biking. As... Read more

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