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Mile by Mile

2016 Annual Report

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With each mile ridden, each milestone passed, we're creating a better future for bicycling in the U.S.

2

new ambitious programs, PlacesForBikes and The Big Jump Project, launched to help communities nationwide speed and track their progress toward becoming great places to live and ride

80

communities applied to participate in the Big Jump Project, which aims to double or triple bike ridership in 10 specific neighborhoods in just three years

$635,000

in cash grants awarded by PeopleForBikes to national, state, and local organizations and events in 2016

140

leaders attended the two-day Better Bike Share National Conference, which placed equity and diversity at the center of bike share programs

5X

increase in the number of protected bike lanes following our four-year Green Lane Project

687

bike share memberships sold in Philadelphia during the first four months of an innovative new program offering discounts to anyone with a food stamp card

Ride on Atlanta

25/400/4

25 riders pedaled 400 miles in four days to raise awareness about the benefits of bike infrastructure

150

Congressional Meetings conducted on Capitol Hill championing our policy agenda

28

industry executives attended three separate executive fly-ins in support of legislation vital to a healthy bike industry

#thatsmychallenge

365

Riders submitted personal stories about obstacles they overcame through the National Bike Challenge

15

Pro-bike ballot initiatives passed in seven states in November elections

$4.7B

Approved In New Dedicated Funding for Bike Infrastructure

1st

state executive fly-in held in California with five member companies

66

action alerts sent requesting direct action from our grassroots army in support of local issues

19,000

bills and 6,000 regulations reviewed and tracked across the country

50

bills bolstered by PeopleForBikes action

1st

Summit of Outdoor Industry Recreation state offices co-hosted with outdoor industry association

4,568

Individual pledges submitted to slow down and enjoy the scenery

DRAFT

Our successful Colorado meetups expanded to tap into people who love bikes + biz + beer nationwide

152

Stories shared by people about how bikes solved their problems

3

more states approved model e-bike laws: Tennessee, Utah, North Carolina

9

E-Bike Expo demos held in Silicon Valley in front of 150,000 employees

7,500

miles of routes open to eMTBs mapped

6

"eMTB Adventures" published that showcase great eMTB U.S. rides

6

different nfl teams are represented in our inaugural year of prosforbikes. They are committed to sharing their support and love for the bike.

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for helping us make 2016 a great year for bike riding. Join PeopleForBikes today to make 2017 even better.