American Bicyclists Update Archives
March 15, 2010


The amazing success of the 10th National Bike Summit, and the exciting news from DOT that followed it today, confirms my suspicion that we're on the verge of some dramatic and positive changes for cycling in the years ahead. We've put a little Top Ten Summit Highlights together - you'll see why we're excited and why we hope to see you in Washington, D.C. next March!


Andy Clarke Signature

League President

National News
LaHood Ushers in a DOT Era of the Bicycle
First the Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced "You have a full partner in Ray LaHood" and shared his support for bicycling as a viable form of transportation - a key to livable communities - at the National Bike Summit's Congressional Reception on Thursday, March 11th . Today, LaHood amazed the bicycling world and announced his new Policy Statement on Bicycle and Pedestrian Accommodation Regulations and Recommendations. It is simply the strongest statement of support for prioritizing bicycling and walking ever to come from a sitting secretary of transportation.

League News
Top 10 Reasons the Summit Rocked
The 2010 National Bike Summit was a huge success. Thanks to the hard work and effort of our League members, volunteers, advocates, industry leaders, sponsors and staff, we had the largest Summit to date, with HUGE results. Read the Bike Summit top 10 highlights list.

Voices From the National Bike Summit
Streetfilms posted their 10th National Bike Summit footage "Voices from the National Bike Summit." Watch it now and get inspired by what was accomplished and what can be accomplished by participating in bicycle advocacy.

Also, we would like to give a big thanks to Bike Portland for their consistent and excellent coverage of the League's National Bike Summit over the past 10 years!

Bicycle Friendly States Ranking Correction
The American Bicyclist Jan/Feb 2010 edition and current printing of the 2010 Bicycle Friendly America Yearbook incorrectly highlights the 2008 Bicycle Friendly State rankings. You can find the current 2009 rankings here. We apologize for the confusion. Stay tuned for the 2010 state rankings and new Bicycle Friendly State award winners to be announced Bike to Work Week this May!

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In This Issue
LaHood Announcement
Summit Top 10
Summit on Streetfilms
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