Reps. Blumenauer and Buchanan introduce bike share legislation in US House

By Stephen Frothingham

WASHINGTON (BRAIN) — U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) and Vern Buchanan (R-Fla.), co-chairs of the Congressional Bike Caucus, introduced the Bikeshare Transit Act on Thursday. The legislation would provide local communities additional flexibility to use federal funds for bike share programs. The introduction coincides with an announcement Thursday about a new bike share program in Portland, Oregon.

According to the bill’s sponsors, some communities face challenges using federal transportation funds for bike …read more

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