Trump Budget Blasts Cycling

The Wisconsin Bike Fed works primarily with state and local governments. But we do keep an eye on the Federal level where most of the lobbying is carried on by the League of American Bicyclists and by the industry and its arm People for Bikes. Below find an analysis of President Trump’s initial Federal budget [...]

Tax Us, Please?

I talk to a lot of state legislators. At least among majority Republicans, a question I often get is something along the lines of, “why don’t cyclists want to pay for their own bike lanes?” In fact, a couple of years ago one very powerful legislator, Rep. John Nygren (R-Marinette) who co-chairs the Joint Finance [...]

Year Packed With Bike Events

Yowza. I was preparing to appear on a Wisconsin Public Radio show this morning when I put together some notes on what the Bike Fed has coming up in the next several months. The list is pretty darn exciting. Take a look: March: Bike Walk Civics, Thursdays at noon. An online seminar for local advocates [...]

Get Trained to Teach Safe Biking to Kids Free

2017 Teaching Safe Bicycling Classes Teaching Safe Bicycling is a Train-the-Trainer workshop designed to provide adult students with the skills to host a youth bicycle rodeo in their local communities. This FREE daylong workshop uses a combination of classroom, and hands-on instruction.  Participants will learn tips and skills to improve bicycling safety, and how to [...]