Offers local travel resources to find a personalized, safe and sustainable alternative to driving alone on your commute. Whether you are looking for information on carpooling, vanpooling, workplace commuter benefits, public transportation, bicycling, walking or telework, 511NY Rideshare can help.
Created for community "influencers" — elected officials, planners, municipal staff, placemaking pros, local leaders, policy makers, citizen activists and residents — the AARP Livable Communities website contains a mix of best practices, research, ideas, slideshows, interviews, how-to's, publications and information about age-friendly efforts throughout the nation.
Founded in 2019 and funded by the Ferguson Foundation, the Brookhaven Bike Co-op is a 501(c)3 nonprofit community bike organization. The cooperative collects and refurbishes unwanted bicycles that are donated by individuals and institutions, then gives them to people who are in need of transportation or have limited accessibility to a healthy activity. They also offer programs to keep you ride safely by teaching bicycle maintenance, and providing assistance to those who access their free or low cost tool library for personal bike repairs.
Tool developed by Smart Growth America and the National Complete Streets Coalition to measure the benefits of Complete Streets. The tool considers the benefits of project-level interventions in a holistic way, recognizing the intersectional nature of health, safety, environmental conditions, and social equity, and their impact on our communities at both individual and collective levels.
Non-profit advocacy organization dedicated to the growth and safe enjoyment of mountain bicycling. Trail committee teaches volunteers how to design, build and maintain sustainable recreational mountain bicycle trails, help perform trail maintenance and organize cleanups. Also teach environmentally friendly bike riding skills and socially responsible trail etiquette tips.
The League of American Bicyclists provides bicycle advocacy, education and promotion.
The BICYCLE FRIENDLY AMERICA℠ program provides a roadmap for improving conditions for bicycling in communities, states, businesses and universities. SMART CYCLING provides national certification for bike education, providing materials and training to help people feel safe and comfortable on bikes. Through nationwide promotional campaigns, like National Bike Month, and the National Bike Challenge, the League encourages more people to get out and ride. Through local, state and federal advocacy, the National Bike Summit and our new Women Bike program, the League is helping to make biking better nationwide.
Personal injury law firm Flanzig & Flanzig specializing in representing the rights of seriously injured cyclists and other crash victims. Dan Flanzig recently published a Legal Handbook for NY Cyclists, a practical guide for people who rely on bicycles as a form of recreation and transportation. Available here
The Long Island Health Collaborative (LIHC) is a partnership of over 300 organizations, including Long Island's hospitals, county health departments, health providers, community-based social and human service organizations, academic institutions, health plans, local government, and the business sector, all engaged in improving the health of Long Islanders. Overseen by the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council, the LIHC aims to reduce the incidence of chronic disease by encouraging physical activity and better nutrition. A big proponent of walking, the LIHC is a founder of the Long Island chapter of Walk with a Doc, a free walking program for anyone interested in taking steps for a healthier lifestyle.
LI Walking Clubs and Places to Walk: www.lihealthcollab.org/healthy-resources/walking
Advocates for pro-bicycle and pro-pedestrian policies and funding at all levels of government; educates New Yorkers about bicycle safety and the benefits of bicycling; provides technical assistance and support to advocates and government entities; and promotes bicycle tourism across the state.
A nonprofit organization focusing on the development of traffic safety programs in Suffolk, Nassau and Queens counties. Programs can include speaking engagements, school assembly presentations, bike rodeos, workshops and online lectures. NYCTS also serves as an advocate for pedestrian and bicycle safety. NYCTS works with traffic safety safety boards, the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC), Safe Kids, local senior centers, churches and many other grassroots organizations. For further information, contact Cindy Brown. Executive Director.
Thousands of miles of trails connect communities, parks, natural resources and the heritage of New York State. Trails serve as recreational resources, alternative transportation routes and contribute to the economy of the state. State Parks is charged with coordinating and developing a statewide plan for trails. Working with our partners in other state agencies, regional and statewide trail organizations, and dozens of local trail stewards, Parks assists in the development and maintenance of an extensive network of trails offering year-round recreational opportunities.
PedalShare is Long Island's bikeshare program, with 200 bikes and 50+ stations across 8 municipalities: Southampton Village: Southampton Town - Hampton Bays & Bridgehampton; Babylon Village; Babylon Town, Patchogue Village; Riverhead Town; Lindenhurst; Huntington. Designed for quick trips with convenience in mind, it's a fun and affordable way to get around.
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Rails to Trails Conservancy advocates for transformative investments in trails, walking and bicycling at the federal, state and local levels. They help mobilize people across the United States to advocate for safe walking and biking infrastructure in their communities and beyond. They partner with national organizations; federal, state and local agencies; public leaders; and grassroots advocates to create and connect trails and expand the trails movement, and help secure funding to develop trail networks that create healthy, thriving communities and serve as models for the country.
The Regional Tick-Borne Disease Resource Center at Stony Book Southampton Hospital educates the public, promotes collaboration and educational opportunities within the medical community, and facilitates access to the diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases. The website has tips to reduce your exposure to ticks and how to safely remove an attached tick. The Center also provides free Tick Removal Kits containing all you need to be prepared for tick bites—pointy tweezers, magnifier, first-aid supplies, and Tick ID Card—all packaged in a kit you can hang on your backpack or put in your pocket. These kits are free to the public. Visit the website for information on how to request a kit.
Long Island's largest cycling club made up of all ages and cycling abilities. Active members enjoy riding together year round in a relaxed and friendly group atmosphere. Rides range from short, easy trips for beginners, to moderately-paced tours with snack breaks, to fast, challenging rides for the more competitive minded. Volunteer club members organize group rides, leaving from various locations throughout mid-Suffolk and the East End.
Federally funded program of the MTA/LIRR that promotes transit ridership and active transportation on Long Island to improve the air quality and reduce traffic congestion. Transit Solutions can help you host an educational event on the benefits of active transportation.
Trek Bicycle Plainview is your destination for the latest products from Trek and Bontrager, service and tune-ups for bikes of any brand, and a great place to learn new and important skills.
We’re conveniently located in Plainview where we’re proud to service the surrounding neighborhoods of Syosset, Bethpage, Woodbury, Hicksville, and more. We also offer 24-hour service turnaround, and home bike delivery to keep you spinning safely and comfortably. Whether you’re new to the sport or a long-time lover of the two-wheeled life, we welcome you to stop in, meet our team, and see what we have to offer. We can’t wait to ride with you!
Trek Bikes Plainview
417-B South Oyster Bay Rd, Plainview, NY 11803
The Sustainable Transportation Committee of USGBC-LI is the founder of the Let's Move LI campaign. Our volunteer members can help host an educational event on the benefits of Active Transportation and build awareness to walkable downtowns and recreational bike trails.
Vision Long Island works with communities to assess the walkability of their streets through walk audits and make recommendations for improvements. We advocate for funding to help implement improvements to bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure at the state, county and local level, and we run an annual Long Island Complete Streets Summit to bring advocates, engineers, residents, business owners and government together to plan and rebuild Long Island's dangerous roadways.
A collaborative of health and transportation safety educators from Nassau and Suffolk Counties, Walk Safe Long Island (WSLI) aims to reduce pedestrian injuries and fatalities in the region. By using law-based education, we hope to raise awareness among drivers and pedestrians of how we can stay safe together.
Walk Safe Long Island Toolkit: www.walksafeli.org/toolkit
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