nybc logoSince 1990, NYBC has worked tirelessly to ensure all New Yorkers are able to ride a bicycle safely for transportation, recreation, and tourism. NYBC provides education on safe cycling, advocacy support for local organizations, technical assistance for planners and transportation authorities, and support for bicycle-based tourism across the State.

Our mission

To facilitate cycling by providing resources, education, and consultation on bicycling in communities throughout New York State.

Our vision

To serve as a hub for education and resources on safe cycling in New york State, and provide expert consultation on strategies and best practices to enhance bicycling.

What we do

NYBC is your voice for safe cycling. There are several ongoing actions that we’re taking to promote bicycle riding in New York:


NYBC advocates on the state level for policies that make it safer to ride bikes on the road. Our current campaigns include:

check Education

NYBC educates individuals at all levels, including government officials, law enforcement, planning and infrastructure professionals, motorists, bicyclists, pedestrians and all other members of the public about several issues related to safe bicycling.

  • Law enforcement: NYBC engages with law enforcement agencies to encourage enforcement of traffic laws and education of cyclists and pedestrians to safely share the road.
  • Statewide bicycle safety: NYBC campaigns, like the Dutch Reach and 3’ Safe Passing, encourage mutual respect between motorists and bicyclists as part of our bicycling and pedestrian safety curriculum.

about imagecheck Bicycle tourism

NYBC is promoting bicycle tourism through technical assistance to tourism promotion agencies across New York State.


checkInfrastructure projects

NYBC advocates to municipalities and statewide transportation professionals for funding and planning for bicycle, pedestrian, and trail infrastructure projects.