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Relevant Committees: | Bicycle Caucus Member:

Has the Senator co-sponsored bicycle friendly legislation? Cosponsored?
Complete Streets (S. 1056)
A bill to ensure the safety of all users of the transportation system on federally funded streets
2010 Safe Routes to School (S. 800)
An bill to reauthorize and improve the Safe Routes to School program
2012 Cardin Cochran Amendment
An amendment to the Senate transportation bill to give cities & counties a voice in transportation decisions
Has the Senator voted in favor of biking and walking? Supported?
2009 Coburn Amendment to Defund Transportation Enhancements
Failed amendment to defund Transportation Enhancements by making it optional
2011 Paul Amendment (S. Amendment 821 to H.R. 2112)
Failed amendment to prevent TIGER funds from paying for local biking & walking projects
2012 Transportation Bill in Transportation Conference Committee
Members of the transportation conference committee signed the new transportation bill before it was considered by the full House and Senate. Many lawmakers who support multi-modal transportation chose not to endorse the report to show their protest to a bill that cut biking and walking funds by 33%. A bike signifies a committee member who chose not to sign; a crossed-out bike signifies a committee member who chose to sign.
Has the Senator co-signed a bike-friendly Dear Colleague letter? Cosigned?
2013 Non-Motorized Safety Performance Measure letter
A letter led by Senators Merkley of OR and Kirk of IL asking Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to create a non-motorized safety performance measure

Member Profile

Sen. ()

Relevant 
Committees:
 | Bicycle Caucus Member:

Has the Senator co-sponsored bicycle friendly legislation? Cosponsored?
Complete Streets (S. 1056)
A bill to ensure the safety of all users of the transportation system on federally funded streets
2010 Safe Routes to School (S. 800)
An bill to reauthorize and improve the Safe Routes to School program
2012 Cardin Cochran Amendment
An amendment to the Senate transportation bill to give cities & counties a voice in transportation decisions
Has the Senator voted in favor of biking and walking? Supported?
2009 Coburn Amendment to Defund Transportation Enhancements
Failed amendment to defund Transportation Enhancements by making it optional
2011 Paul Amendment (S. Amendment 821 to H.R. 2112)
Failed amendment to prevent TIGER funds from paying for local biking & walking projects
2012 Transportation Bill in Transportation Conference Committee
Members of the transportation conference committee signed the new transportation bill before it was considered by the full House and Senate. Many lawmakers who support multi-modal transportation chose not to endorse the report to show their protest to a bill that cut biking and walking funds by 33%. A bike signifies a committee member who chose not to sign; a crossed-out bike signifies a committee member who chose to sign.

State Profile


Federal Investments

Average annual funds
for biking & walking projects

Average annual number
of biking & walking projects

These figures reference average annual funding from Transportation Enhancements, Safe Routes to School, and Recreational Trails from 2009 until 2011.
Source: Fiscal Management Information System, Federal Highway Administration

Bicycling Means Businesses

Bicycle Retail Stores

Annual Gross Revenue

Bicycle Retail Jobs

Source: Georger Data Services

Bicycle Friendly State Ranking

National Ranking

Regional Ranking

Source: League of American Bicyclists

State Complete Streets Policy:

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Fatalities vs. Safety Spending in

The number of people killed on our nation’s roads has fallen dramatically in recent years, but the number of bicyclist and pedestrian deaths is on the rise. Even as the number of fatalities has increased, the attention to bicycle and pedestrian safety has not. Less than 0.5% of federal Highway Safety Funds are spent improving bicyclist and pedestrian safety.

Proportion of traffic fatalities that are bicyclists or pedestrians in :

Proportion of 's Highway Safety Improvement Project funds that go toward making biking and walking safer:

Source: Fiscal Management Information System, Federal Highway Administration

Biking Matters in

State advocacy group:

Local advocacy groups:

Bicycle Friendly Communities:

Bicycle Friendly Businesses:

Bicycle Friendly Universities:

Bicycle Clubs:

Source: Alliance for Biking & Walking; League of American Bicyclists

For more information contact Caron Whitaker at (202) 215-­3908 or caron@bikeleague.org.