Advocacy

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Local • Regional • National 

Local

New York City Department of City Planning/Bicycle Network Development
Public information on bikeways and greenways in New York City. View and download New York City cycling maps and other information. 

TIME’S UP!
A New York City-based not-for-profit direct-action environmental group that uses events and educational programs to promote a more sustainable, less toxic city. We’re community-based and all volunteer. 

Transportation Alternatives 
The advocates for cycling, walking, and environmentally sensible transportation in New York City. 

Regional

New York Bicycling Coalition
Works to strengthen voice for the interests of bicyclists in the state. 

East Coast Greenway Alliance 
Dedicated to promoting the establishment, preservation, sound management and safe use and enjoyment of the East Coast Greenway trail network, an urban trail linking all major cities from Maine to Florida. 

National

Adventure Cycling Association
Membership-supported, not-for-profit organization dedicated to bicycle travel. 

America Bikes
Works to create bicycle-friendly transportation systems. 

Bicycle Helmet Safety Institute
Helmet advocacy program of the Washington Area Bicyclist Association. The Institute acts as a clearinghouse and a technical resource for bicycle helmet information. 

League of American Bicyclists
Founded in 1880 as the League of American Wheelmen, this is the national organization of cycling advocacy. 

National Center for Bicycling and Walking
The major program of the Bicycle Federation of America. Seeks to establish bike-friendly and walkable communities by offering support and training to public agencies, non-governmental organizations, and advocates. 

Rails to Trails Conservancy
Seeks to enrich America’s countryside by creating a nationwide network of public trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. 

Thunderhead Alliance
National coalition of state and local bicycle advocacy organizations.