Advocacy/Non-profits

Posted August 4, 2020
Millions of dollars annually will go to trail maintenance and creation.
The signing ceremony Tuesday. White House photo.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed into law the Great American Outdoors Act that will provide millions of dollars annually for trail maintenance and creation on federal lands.

Posted July 22, 2020
The Great American Outdoors Act now goes before President Trump.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed the Great American Outdoors Act that will provide millions of dollars annually for trail maintenance and creation on federal lands.

Posted July 15, 2020
The Great American Outdoors Act goes before the House next week.

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The way Dave Wiens sees it, the Great American Outdoors Act could be the last chance to secure more trail funding for years to come.

Posted June 9, 2020

FORT WASHINGTON, Md. (BRAIN) — Safe Routes to School, a nonprofit organization that encourages the development of safe biking and walking routes to schools, is replacing the word "enforcement" with "engagement" in its framework list of 6E's.

Posted June 8, 2020

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Public comment periods begin ending Monday, June 8, for the U.S. Department of Interior's policy proposal to regulate e-bikes as traditional bikes on non-motorized lands.

Posted September 9, 2019

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (BRAIN) — The Specialized Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit launched in 2015, has changed its name to Outride and launched an expansion and a fundraising platform as it looks to expand beyond its founding sponsor, Specialized Bicycle Components.

Posted May 30, 2019

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes has promoted Jenn Dice to chief operating officer. Dice previously was the organization's Business Network vice president.

Posted April 22, 2019
BPSA was previously the BWDA. Photo: Ray Keener

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — While the boards of PeopleForBikes and the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association have approved a merger of the two groups, a majority of the members of the BPSA must still vote for the merger for it to become final.

Posted February 28, 2019

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (BRAIN) — On Tuesday afternoon, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed legislation that recognizes electric bikes as bicycles and enables e-bike riders to enjoy the same paths and trails as other bicycle riders in Wyoming.

Posted November 27, 2018

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — Rails-to-Trails Conservancy has hired Ryan Chao, currently the vice president of the Center for Civic Sites and Community Change at the Annie E. Casey Foundation, as the organization's third president. Chao will join RTC on Jan. 28.

Posted November 9, 2018

BOULDER, Colo., and WASHINGTON, D.C. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes and the League of American Cyclists will hold separate webinars next week addressing the midterm elections' effects on cycling.

Posted November 8, 2018
PeopleForBikes Foundation and Coalition revenues in recent years.

BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — If ever the industry's nonprofits were in the spotlight, it was in 2018.

Posted October 16, 2018
IMBA's revenue and expenses in recent years.

RENO, Nev. (BRAIN) — The loss of Subaru as a corporate sponsor two years ago revealed larger issues at the International Mountain Bicycling Association.

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