Overall Election Results a Mixed Bag for Cyclists

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A rundown of perspectives on how cycling fared in Tuesday’s midterms suggests a retrenching for the coming two years. Most advocates acknowledge that support for climate and transportation legislation will find tougher slogging while also pointing out that their constituencies may get re-energized, rather than taking it for granted that elected leaders are working in their favor.

Our earlier (and updated) piece on Washington State.

BikePortland.org: National leaders weigh in.

Bicycle Retailer: A strong advocate meets defeat.

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Will Republican wave wash out bike lane?

BikingBis: Bike advocates shift to defense.

Cyclelicious: a potpourri of election day news results.

BikesideLA updates Cyclist Bill of Rights.


Update: Elections May Change Bike Legislation Strategy in Washington State

News Cycle: Writing about riding


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