Biking across the nation
An educational cross-country bicycle tour that engages participants in a critical understanding of the world and how they relate to it. They are a part of Global Exchange.
- BikePlan Source
A resource for bicycle advocates nationwide: A growing and evolving online bicycle planning and program guide, an extensive reference library, and weekly update of news and views, and access to a variety of other sites.
An annual event in which lots of crazy people gather to celebrate bike culture. Bikesummer2002 is in Portland (hosted in Vancouver, Chicago and San Francisco in previous years)
- Biking in Portland
Tips for getting around from the City of Portland.
- Carfree Cities
A companion to the book Carfree Cities
- Car-Free Site
Some of the best information on car-free urban planning, traffic calming, bicycle advocacy, etc. Includes a great library and list of links.
- Chicagoland Bicycle Federation
A Chicago based advocacy group which works to improve the bicycling environment and thereby the quality of life in the region.
- International Bicycle Fund
A non-governmental, nonprofit, advocacy organization, promoting sustainable transport and international understanding.
- League of American Bicyclists
Let your voice be heard in Washington!
- National Bike Greenway
Good car-free links.
Over a thousand free self-guided bike routes throughout the U.S. and Canada.
- Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
A program of the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center in cooperation with the Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals established with funding from the US Department of Transportation. Their mission is to connect communities with the information and resources they need to create safe places for walking and bicycling.
- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
An organization that promotes the conversion of old rail road corridors to multi-use trails.
The Surface Transportation Policy Project's (STPP) journal on grassroots efforts to create a sustainable federal transportation policy. Check out the last four issues (continually updated).
- Transportation Action Network
Transportation, Community, and Environmental Information, Resources, and Contacts.
- Transportation Alternatives
A New York City based advocacy group. The site contains information useful to all cyclists.
- The United States Handcycling Federation
Information about the sport of handcycling.
- The World Car Free Day Consortium
Provides an open platform for international collaboration.