It seems that every time the topic of renewing the Transportation Bill comes before a group of Republicans in the House of Representatives, they take great pleasure in lining out all funding for any mode of transportation that isn't powered by petroleum.
Once again, the meager 2% of funds that go toward improving infrastructure for people who choose to walk and ride bikes is on the chopping block. This includes the paltry amount awarded for the Safe Routes to School program.
Please take a moment to contact your three elected representatives - two senators and one congressman - and let them know that you support funding for walking and biking. It takes all of sixty seconds when you follow this link to People for Bikes and enter your zip+4, name, and email address.
It only takes a minute to help save cycling (and walking)...