Announcing the launch of Bike Wave

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We’re excited to announce the launch of Bike Wave, a new program which will offer Michigan cities the opportunity to try out protected bike lanes and curb extensions. This project was one of only 244 grantees selected from across all 50 states for the 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant. Thanks to the support of AARP,...

Postponing Shoreline West, MUP and Sunrise Adventure 2021 to next year

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Friends, We have some important news to share. It’s disappointing and frustrating, but it’s the only choice that feels right for us. LMB has decided to postpone our 2021 tours to next year. Our board and staff have shared many conversations and explored several scenarios. In the end, we came to the difficult decision that...

Announcing the launch of Bike Wave

July 28, 2021

We’re excited to announce the launch of Bike Wave, a new program which will offer Michigan cities the opportunity to try out protected bike lanes and curb extensions. This project was one of only 244 grantees selected from across all 50 states for the 2021 AARP Community Challenge grant. Thanks to the support of AARP,...

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Bills introduced to protect vulnerable roadway users like bicyclists

June 30, 2021

Photo CC-BY Rory Finneren, 2011. “Ghost Bike we set up for my father, Ralph Finneren. It’s located on Giddings Rd. directly outside of the General Motors Orion Assembly Plant in Orion Township, Michigan, very near where the crash occurred.” This was one of the first ghost bikes in the state of Michigan, a public memorial...

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LMB is Hiring a Development and Membership Director

June 8, 2021

SUMMARY League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) seeks a dynamic, experienced professional to join our team as Development and Membership Director. This is a full-time position based in our headquarters in Lansing (with remote working opportunities). This position leads efforts to create and implement strategic fund development initiatives including donor stewardship and recognition, major and annual...

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Bringing the Safety Stop to Michigan

May 13, 2021

What is the Safety Stop? Also known as the Idaho Stop, a Safety Stop law allows people on bikes to treat a stop sign as a yield sign, and in some states to treat a stop light as a stop sign. It’s already law in Idaho (since 1982), Delaware (2017), Arkansas (2019), Oregon (2019), Washington...

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Seeking instructors for the Bicycle Friendly Driver program

May 7, 2021

The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) has been awarded funding for FY 2021 from the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) to carry out bicycle safety education for local communities around the state of Michigan. We’re seeking instructors, so please share the info below with anyone in your community who may be interested! LMB is...

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Postponing Shoreline West, MUP and Sunrise Adventure 2021 to next year

February 27, 2021

Friends, We have some important news to share. It’s disappointing and frustrating, but it’s the only choice that feels right for us. LMB has decided to postpone our 2021 tours to next year. Our board and staff have shared many conversations and explored several scenarios. In the end, we came to the difficult decision that...

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Seeking trainers with law enforcement experience

January 18, 2021

The League of Michigan Bicyclists (LMB) has been awarded funding for FY 2021 from the Office of Highway Safety Planning (OHSP) to carry out bicycle and pedestrian community safety training for law enforcement officials.  LMB is looking for a couple of subcontractors to assist with these trainings. These individuals MUST have a minimum of 3-5...

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An update on LMB’s Bike Safety Quiz

January 15, 2021

We’ve been thrilled with the response so far to the new bike safety quiz that LMB released last August, developed with support from the Michigan Office of Highway Safety Planning. Hundreds of people have taken the quiz to date, and we’ve heard a lot of positive feedback! One quiz-taker said: “I have been riding bikes...

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Welcome to the lawmakers of the 101st Michigan Legislature

January 13, 2021

Today, as the new legislative session starts at Michigan’s Capitol, we welcome all new and returning lawmakers and wish them the best for a safe and productive session in service to the people of our beloved state. We’re looking forward to days when we can meet and discuss the best ways to advance safety for...

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