08 Jul '11, 6pm

Save National Bike Programs and continue federal funding toward #walking and #biking lanes in the city nearest you

Save National Bike Programs and continue federal funding toward #walking and #biking lanes in the city nearest you

It is hard to believe but after more than 20 years of successful federal investment in biking and walking facilities, Congressional leaders are poised to eliminate dedicated funding for biking and walking. If you care about active transportation and recreation, please take 10 minutes today to email your U.S. Senators and U.S. Representative and tell them to contact the leaders of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (Senators James Inhofe and Barbara Boxer) and the House Committee on Transportation (Congressman John Mica) and urge them to keep dedicated and cost-effective funding for biking and walking. It really is that serious. Without federal investment, we will witness a major retreat from the national effort to provide safe, accessible facilities for cyclists and pedestrians. We will lose countless opportunities to build simple, cost-effective transpor...

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