Watch Blumenauer’s speech at Bike Summit congressional reception

Blumenauer at the congressional reception last night.(Photo: Still from video by Ted Sweeney) University of Oregon student Ted Sweeney attended his first National Bike Summit this year. Sweeney, an active advocate for bicycling on campus and in Eugene was standing just a few feet away from Congressman Earl Blumenauer at last night’s big reception following … Read more

Sadik-Khan at National Bike Summit: The movement is “unstoppable”

[Publisher’s note: The report below was written by Carolyn Szczepanski, communications coordinator at the Alliance for Biking and Walking. It was published on their blog this morning and we’ve re-posted it below with Ms. Szczepanski’s permission. The story has been edited for brevity. — JM] NYC DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and Congressman Earl Blumenauer at … Read more

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PSU gets ‘Silver’ and other news updates from the Bike Summit

200,000 people have signed up since last year.(Photos © J. Maus) The National Bike Summit doesn’t officially kick off until tonight; but there’s already been several bits of news to leak out of D.C. Check out the roundup below… Portland State named “Silver” bike-friendly university The League of American Bicyclists just announced their first-ever recipients … Read more

Thoughts on first night of the National Bike Summit

Ray LaHood’s speech was the defining moment of last year’s Summit.(Photos © J. Maus) As I write this, hundreds of bike advocates and industry bigwigs from across the country are making their way to Washington D.C. to attend the 11th annual National Bike Summit. They’ll hear inspiring speeches from national transportation figures and elected officials, … Read more