National Bike Summit
This National Bike Summit is the annual gathering of America’s cycling advocates. BikePortland has traveled to Washington D.C. to cover it nearly every year of our existence since 2006. Browse all our photos and stories below.
A ‘bicycle-friendly driver’ class changes hearts and minds in Colorado
A simple class that does many important things.
Blumenauer urges advocates to use cycling as tool to save America
Time for advocates to step up and shape the future.
National Bike Summit: The health of the bike movement — and its future under Trump
“We move from opportunity and being proactive, to defense.”
Stakes have never been higher for upcoming National Bike Summit
Interests that don’t make cycling accessible infrastructure a priority see a friendly ear in Trump.
Change the focus, tell a story, take a seat: 3 takeaways from the Summit
There were lots of great takeaways from this year’s National Bike Summit. Here are a few that are at the top of my mind.
Oregon advocates find warm reception on Capitol Hill
Oregon’s top-notch team of bike advocates spent the day lobbying their members of Congress on Capitol Hill.
One big way ‘Women Bike’ is changing the face of advocacy
Suepinda Keith from North Carolina exemplifies exciting progress by the League to bring more diverse women voices into the national advocacy conversation.
USDOT Sec. Foxx focuses on safety, politics and economics at Summit speech
The National Bike Summit gave us our first chance to hear directly from new US DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx.
Blumenauer uses Summit keynote to rally troops around gas tax increase
Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer is dusting off an idea he hasn’t proposed for over two decades: A gas tax increase.