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BICYCLE FRIENDLY BUSINESS TRANSPORTATION SECRETARIES SUPPORT BICYCLING CARON WHITAKER A s we get closer to the end of the Obama Administration, we wanted to take a quick moment to document some of the bike related accomplishments of this administration's two picks to fill the role of Secretary of Transportation. SECRETARY RAY LAHOOD In our first meeting with Secretary LaHood in 2009, it was clear that livability and multi-modal transportation were important to him. In his confirmation hearing and in his first meeting with the leaders of the America he made clear that livability was on his agenda. TIGER (TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT GENERATING ECONOMIC RECOVERY) In the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, or the Stimulus, Congress created the TIGER program which gave significant discretion to the Department of Transportation to fund large, multi-jurisdictional and/or intermodal projects. It was under Secretary LaHood, that the program became a key funding source for multi-modal, innovative and exciting transportation projects such as the Phila- BIKE-RELATED ACCOMPLISHMENTS (2010-2016) delphia area pedestrian and bicycle net- which stated that all modes are equally work, Vision Zero in New York City, and important. In a New York Times interview puba complete streets in Des Moines Iowa. lished on April 5, 2010, Secretary LaHood said: 2010 "What Americans want is to get out of We certainly can't forget Secretary LaHood's famous tabletop speech at the their cars, and get out of congestion, and 2010 National Bike Summit "You have a have opportunities for more transit, more light rail, more buses, and some commufull partner in Ray LaHood." Shortly after the Summit, LaHood nities are going to street cars. But many released the DOT's new bicycle policy communities want the opportunity on the weekends and during the week to have the chance to bike to work, to bike to the store, to spend time with their family on a bike." Bringing a thank you note signed by bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations from every state in the nation, a few hundred Washington, DC, area advocates rode to the US DOT to say thank you to Secretary LaHood. 2011 Under Secretary LaHood's leadership the Department of Transportation experienced the fastest increase in employee satisfaction in all the agencies. One example of the change is when employee Darren Buck suggested LaHood partici- 2010 Sec. LaHood's famous table top speech » LaHood released DOT's new bicycle policy Washington, DC, advocates ride to US DOT to thank LaHood 28 BICYCLE FRIENDLY AMERICA 2011 » Secretary LaHood participated in Bike To Work Day 2012 National Association of City Transportation Officials President Janette Sadik-Khan and Secretary LaHood promote the NACTO Urban Bike Guide http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/04/05/qa-transportation-secretary-on-biking-walking-and-what-americans-want/ https://www.youtu.be/EIXi-AFiayE

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016

Viewpoint
Spotlight: Bike Shops that are Bicycle Friendly
Sweet Rollin': New Bicycle Friendly Bakeries!
Moscow International Cycling Conference
QBP Grows with its Employees
How To Do A Successful Bike Light Giveaway
A Visit to Davis, California
Bikeshare for All
Double Platinum: How the Boise Bicycle Project Made It To the Top
In Memoriam
Chicago Ride of Silence
Transportation Secretaries Support Bicycling
Dero: Strong Bike Culture is a Core Value of a Bicycle Friendly Business
Inspirations from the National Bike Summit
Summit Recap/Media Mentions
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Intro
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Cover1
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Cover2
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 1
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Viewpoint
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 3
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 4
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Spotlight: Bike Shops that are Bicycle Friendly
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 6
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 7
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Sweet Rollin': New Bicycle Friendly Bakeries!
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 9
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 10
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Moscow International Cycling Conference
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 12
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 13
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - QBP Grows with its Employees
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 15
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 16
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - How To Do A Successful Bike Light Giveaway
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 18
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - A Visit to Davis, California
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 20
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Bikeshare for All
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 22
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Double Platinum: How the Boise Bicycle Project Made It To the Top
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 24
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 25
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - In Memoriam
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Chicago Ride of Silence
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Transportation Secretaries Support Bicycling
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 29
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Dero: Strong Bike Culture is a Core Value of a Bicycle Friendly Business
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 31
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Inspirations from the National Bike Summit
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Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 34
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - 35
Bicycle Friendly America Fall 2016 - Summit Recap/Media Mentions
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