This American Trails website contains a number of studies on the impacts of trails and greenways, surveys of outdoor recreation activities, and research on adjacent landowner concerns and property values, including research concerning crime and trails. (URL)
This document contains a lot of links and references on the subject of the relationship between bike trails, crime, and property values. (DOC) (41KB)
Here are some oft-quoted statistics from 2000, including how many people ride bikes, why people ride bikes, bikes sold each year, bikes stolen each year, and some other bicycling facts; 5 pages
Bicycling Numbers (DOC) (42KB)
This 2007 presentation is John Pucher’s keynote National Bike Summit address entitled “Cycling for Everyone: Key to Public and Political Support.”
Cycling for Everyone: Presentation (PDF)(5MB)
This article gives an overview of OR HB 3314 and how Vulnerable Roadway Users Laws are a useful legal concept for bicycle and pedestrian injured. (URL)
This website presents bicycle parking guidelines from the City of Portland.
This database is operated by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCLS). Search by state, year, topic and bill type to find legislation introduced at the state level and the status of the legislation.
The 2005 route map from the MS TRAM bike tour in Minnesota; 10 pages (PDF) (532KB)
Alliance members’ online stores sell shirts, hats, books, resources, and more. (URL)
This document is a sample invoice from Charleston Moves (CM) 2005 Charleston Cycle Fest.
The California Bicycle Coalition (CBC) provided this letter of support for its members and supporters to replicate in support of AB-1358, a state-wide complete streets bill for California. (DOC) (21KB)
This document contains a summary of the issues around mandatory bicycle registration and licensing. This includes a summary of the pro and con arguments, cities and states which have had or proposed this type of legislation, and a sample campaign to fight this type of legislation.
This website documents Transportation Alternatives campaign for a Complete Streets Safety Bill. Passed in 2006, it requires New York City to include bicycle and pedestrian safety measures such as bike lanes and paths and speed reducers whenever any street undergoes reconstruction or repaving. (URL)
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Alliance’s first biannual Benchmarking Report on bicycling and walking in the US. This report contains a vast amount of data from 50 states and the 50 most-populous cities including bicycling and walking modeshare, safety, demographics, funding for bicycling and walking projects, Safe Routes to School, state and local policies, bike parking, bike/transit integration, and more. The report also compares data on bicycling and walking to public health data.
2007 Benchmarking Report: Bicycling & Walking in the US (PDF) (52.6MB)
This spreadsheet contains data collected for Alliance’s 2007 Benchmarking Report on bicycling and walking in the U.S. Tabs differentiate between data for the 50 states and the top 50 most-populous cities. Data collected here includes bicycling and walking modeshare, demographics, safety statistics, funding for bicycling and walking, policies at the state and local level, and more.
Washington, D.C.‘s Alliance is about to get Maine’s very own Energizer Bunny. And while that’s great for the rest of the country, we’re sad to see him go.
This document from the League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) outlines common transportation acronyms.
Transportation Acronyms (LMB) (DOC) (24KB)
A detailed guide to organizing a Bike Month event in any community from the League of American Bicyclists. This guide covers writing a plan, fundraising for the event, building partnerships, promoting the event, working with and rewarding volunteers, and evaluating success. (PDF)(593KB)
These are two short promotional videos for Bike to Work Day in 2007 by the League of American Bicyclists (LAB). (URL)
The League of American Bicyclists (LAB) and Federated Media created this 2007 Bike Month radio PSA. This PSA has a short and long version. (MP3)
At 4:00 PM EST, on 9/5/07, we held a Mutual Aid conference call with leaders of Alliance organizations to discuss media relations. Listen to a recording of the call here. (WAV) (25.6MB)
Dr. Randall Hansen’s “A Barebones Guide to Writing Successful Press Releases” 1 page (DOC) (21KB)
Contested Streets is a Transportation Alternatives (TA) documentary that explores the rich diversity of New York City street life before the introduction of automobiles and shows how New York can follow the example of other modern cities that have reclaimed their streets as vibrant public spaces. (URL)
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