Resources

Partner Resources

Reports, data, and tools to boost biking and walking advocacy

From benchmarking reports to policy cheatsheets, America Bikes' coalition and partner organizations have plenty of resources here to help you boost biking and walking in communities across the country. 

Partner Resources

  • An Advocate's Guide to Elections

    A guide to help advocates educate and engage political candidates on biking and walking issues during elections.

  • Why We're Stuck at High Speed

    Higher speeds create both a traffic safety hazard, and an environment in which people are uncomfortable walking. This white paper from our partners at America Walks examines the history of travel speed on roads and how we can address road safety.

  • National Walking Survey 2011

    If we as a society are to reap the multiple benefits of walking – physical, emotional, social, and environmental – then it is critically important to learn about the determinants of walking. America Walks conducted a survey to examine attitudes and behaviors concerning walking.

  • Resources for Mountain Biking Organizing

    Successful trail systems involve collaboration between many stakeholders. The International Mountain Bicycling Association's web resources help explain the importance of partnerships and how to form them to create great trail systems.

  • Trail Solutions: IMBA's Guide to Building Trails

    What goes into a truly great trail? Trail Solutions is the International Mountain Bicycling Association's premier trailbuilding resource, combining cutting-edge trailbuilding techniques with proven fundamentals.

  • Mountain Bike Research

    The International Mountain Bicycling Association has assembled many resources on the economics, demographics, and natural impacts associated with mountain biking. IMBA's books offer comprehensive guidance for creating great mountain bike experiences.

  • Blueprint for a Bicycle Friendly America

    The League of American Bicyclists identifies the DNA of a bicycle friendly community, business, university, and state. Their "Blueprint" guide breaks down the steps and tools needed to successfully incorporate bicycle-friendliness into communities, businesses, universities, and states.

  • Advocacy Advance Reports

    Advocacy Advance—comprised of staff from the League of American Bicyclists and Alliance for Biking & Walking—creates reports and resources that give bike/ped advocates the data and knowledge they need to effectively access federal funding for bicycle and pedestrian projects.

  • National Bike Month Guide

    May is National Bike Month. Use the League's handy Bike Month resources to find promotional materials, resources to organize a Bike to Work event, and statistics on bicycle commuting in cities across the nation.

  • Winning Campaigns Training

    The Alliance for Biking & Walking’s Winning Campaigns Training gives advocates the tools to create and manage powerful campaigns to increase biking and walking.

  • U.S. Bicycle Route System

    The U.S. Bicycle Route System is a proposed national network of bicycle routes of national and regional significance, spanning multiple states.

  • Adventure Cycling Route Network

    Adventure Cycling's Route Network encompasses more than 40,000 miles of mapped cycling routes throughout North America. If you're planning a bike tour, don't leave home without Adventure Cycling's bicycling-centric maps.

  • What are Complete Streets?

    Learn more about streets that are safe, comfortable, and convenient for everyone.

  • Complete Streets on Capitol Hill

    Our partners at the Complete Streets Coalition maintain a page to track Complete Streets legislation in Congress. Their site is the go-to place for legislative updates on Complete Streets and resources for contacting your elected officials about these important policies.

  • Open Streets Project

    Sharing information about open streets and increasing the number, size, and frequency of these initiatives across North America.

  • Safe Routes to School Policy Fact Sheet

    Data, dollar figures, and facts about the federal Safe Routes to School program.

  • Alliance Benchmarking Report

    An ambitious, ongoing effort to collect & analyze data on bicycling and walking in all 50 states.