Wisconsin already ranks as the third most bicycle friendly state in the nation, in large part due to the great opportunities to ride in our diverse cities, villages and towns.
The Bike Fed can help, but improving conditions for bicycling in your community begins with you and your neighbors. You have to speak up and let your elected officials know that bicycling is important. If you’re unsure about the issues, start at the top with our advocacy primer: Advocate for Better Bicycling.
We all have different priorities, but it is hard to argue with creating safe routes for kids to bike and walk to school. Whether your goals are bike lanes on the busy streets, paved shoulders on town roads, or car-free off-road trails, you need to begin with a plan and then fund your plan.
In tough economic times, people will always ask you to justify spending money on bicycling. In fact, bicycling has proven to be a great investment for Wisconsin since we built the nation’s first rail trail. In fact, bicycling is almost a no-brainer when money is tight.
If you are interested in working to improve conditions for bicycling in your community, the Bicycle Federation of Wisconsin can help. Before you contact us, please review the resources on the pages to the left. If you don’t find what you are looking for, try searching the more than 400 archived articles on our Bike Wisconsin Blog.
If you don’t find your answers, please do contact us directly with your questions via email or phone at (414) 271-9685 ext. 4.