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League of American Bicyclists
The League of American Bicyclists (LAB), a cyclist's advocacy group was founded in 1880 as the League of American Wheelmen to improve riding conditions within the United States of America, originally focused on the paving of roads.
As of September 2004, the LAB has formally recognized dozens of U.S. cities as bicycle-friendly communities for "providing safe accommodation and facilities for bicyclists and encouraging residents to bike for transportation and recreation":
There are also 24 Bronze-level communities, located in Alabama (including Auburn), Arizona, California (including Mountain View and the Presidio of San Francisco), Colorado (including Longmont), Florida, Illinois (including Schaumburg), Indiana, Kansas (including Shawnee), Maine, Maryland (including Rockville), Michigan (including Portage), North Carolina (including Carrboro and Cary), Oregon, (including Ashland and Beaverton), Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington (including Redmond).
- 1612 K Street NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20006
- 202-822-1333 (phone), 202-822-1334 (fax)
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