Local Advocacy

GMBWA:

  • attends local county board and city council meetings.
  • monitors area capital improvement plans (CIP) to provide input on infrastructure improvements that improve safety and access for active transportation. 
  • partners with local organizations/groups to expand the advocacy voice, understand local needs, and provide education on the current best practices. 
  • provides letters of support to promote active transportation. 
  • follows national organizations to stay updated on latest best practices for active transportation.

Statewide Advocacy

The Bicycle Alliance of Minnesota (BikeMN): 

  • advocates for policies, programs, and funding at the local, state, and national levels. 
  • works with BikeMN Chapters to support local advocacy.
  • partners with other local advocates/groups, schools, cities, and counties for grassroots advocacy.
  • provides an annual Day on the Hill Advocacy Summit.


More details on state level work can be found on the At the Capitol page at BikeMN.org

National Advocacy

The national advocacy groups listed below provide education and advocates for safe biking, walking and rolling: 

Other Organizations

MN Safe Routes to School – dot.state.mn.us/saferoutes