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Iowa Bicycle Coalition

The Iowa Bicycle Coalition is an organization working to promote Iowa cycling as safe and enjoyable recreation and transportation. The non-profit group was launched by bicycling advocates from across Iowa and unites the voices of road riders, mountain bikers, recreation riders, commuters, and anyone else who prefers a bicycle for recreation and transportation.

The Coalition promotes bicycle tourism in Iowa by working with Iowa tourism partners and developing publications to include route mapping of road routes, off-road trails, and recreational trail routes.

A state-wide bicycle conference brings together bicyclists, elected officials, government staff and engineers and presents the latest information on safety, facilities and advocacy. As an information clearinghouse, the Coalition disseminates safety and advocacy information to the grassroots level about Safe Routes to Schools, Iowa DOT Smart Wheeler programs, Ride Right and other valuable advocacy programs.

Anyone with an interest in Iowa bicycling can join the Iowa Bicycle Coalition. Membership in the Iowa Bicycle Coalition gives you a voice to determine the quality of bicycling in Iowa.

Web Site: iowabicyclecoalition.org
Location: Little Rock, IA [map]


Headlines From Iowa Bicycle CoalitionFeed

Iowa DOT Releases Draft Bike Plan 07-18-2018
The Iowa DOT has released a long-awaited draft of the Iowa Bicycle and Pedestrian Long Range Plan.  The plan builds upon the State Transportation Plan, Iowa In Motion 2014 to expand opportunities and further improve conditions for bicycling and walking in Iowa.  You can […]
Iowa Bicycle Coalition Disputes Home Security Company’s Ranking on Bike Safety 07-05-2018
On July 3rd, home security company ADT issued a ranking of cities and states on bicycle safety, calling Iowa as the most dangerous state for bicycling.  The Iowa Bicycle Coalition disputes the results of the study calling it incomplete and inaccurate. “While no fatal […]
Iowa DOT Complete Streets Proposal 06-23-2018
The Iowa Bicycle Coalition applauds the Iowa DOT’s efforts to adopt a complete streets policy as a starting point for improving bicycle and pedestrian facilities.  We emphasize this policy is a starting point and expect an evolution in language to smooth the implementation […]
Hudson passes Change Lanes to Pass Bikes 06-12-2018
Last night, the Hudson City Council passed a new set of bicycle laws to replace their outdated ordinance. So now, in the Hudson city limits you can use your right arm to signal a right turn. Parked drivers need to check for traffic before opening their door.  You ride […]
Three Iowa City businesses and three civic buildings have been designated “Bike Friendly Businesses” 05-31-2018
Three Iowa City businesses and three civic buildings have been designated “Bike Friendly Businesses” by the League of American Bicyclists in recognition of their outstanding efforts to support and encourage bicycling. Geoff’s Bike and Ski, 816 S. Gilbert […]


Last Update: October 9th, 2012