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This timely blog just in from SVBC Board of Directors member Ian Dewar. Listen up and act fast!
The Future of transportation is here… and it does not look good for cyclists.
On Thursday Feb 2nd, the House Transportation committee will take the first vote on the new transportation bill called the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act. This bill shockingly eliminates all... read the whole note.
What individuals, organizations and businesses made your community a better place to bike and walk in 2011?
Make sure they're recognized for their important and inspiring work by nominating them for an Alliance Advocacy Award.
Since 2009, the Alliance has honored excellence in biking and walking, giving the leaders and supporters of our People Powered Movement the spotlight they... read the whole note.
Online voting is now open for the 2011 People Powered Movement Photo Contest.
Presented by the Alliance for Biking & Walking, the contest has received more than 1,500 photo submissions from participants across the continent. Now the public can help decide who will win an all-expenses-paid biking or walking trip to Italy and a host of other prizes.
The second People Powered... read the whole note.
With more than $8,000 in prizes for the winning entries, the Alliance for Biking & Walking invites professional, amateur and advocate photographers to submit their best images of biking and walking to the 2011 People Powered Movement Photo Contest.
The contest aims to both celebrate the beauty and energy of active transportation and continue to build an online library of high-... read the whole note.
I spent Sunday through Wednesday at the Alliance for Biking and Walking executive leadership retreat. The Alliance supports groups like SVBC across the country, and works with Bikes Belong, America Bikes, and League of American Bicyclists on national bicycling priorities.
They pulled 40 or so executives together from organizations like SVBC this weekend to discuss... read the whole note.
A team of SVBC staff and board members will head to Washington D.C. next week to participate in the 2010 National Bike Summit. This year’s Summit marks ten years of cycling advocates from across the nation meeting to learn, share, and advocate in the nation’s capital. While in D.C., attendees will participate in workshops designed to unify our message on issues affecting the bicycling... read the whole note.
The Alliance for Biking and Walking is now taking nominations for your favorite advocates and organizations. The Alliance's Annual Advocacy Awards for excellence in bicycling and walking advocacy is accepting nominations in the following categories:•"Advocate of the Year" •"Advocacy Organization of the Year" •"Innovation Award" •"Winning Campaign of the Year" •"Business Advocate of the... read the whole note.