Transportation bill seen as a win for bicycling

By Stephen Frothingham

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — The five-year, $305 billion tranportation bill passed by Congress Thursday contains increased funding for bike-related projects, totaling $835 million annually for the first two years and $850 million annually for the last three years, according to PeopleForBikes.

“Cities big and small, from coast to coast, recognize the economic benefits of adding bike infrastructure,” said PeopleForBikes president Tim Blumenthal. “We thank Congress for approving a multi-year transportation bill that will support thousands …read more

Via:: Bicycle Retailer and Industry News