Bicycle Mayor and Leaders Network

Global initiative

The Bicycle Mayor & Leaders Network is a global initiative to accelerate the progress of cycling in cities and help get another one billion people onto bikes. Pretty simple, right?

Bicycle Mayors are a catalyst to bring together the public and private realms to uncover the massive economic, health, and environmental benefits of increased cycling capacity. They are uncovering new ideas, working with others to deliver action and promoting innovations that support better cycling for all.

BYCS – which initiated and coordinates the network – is now working with local partners to set up Bicycle Mayors in cities around the world. Together, they are using the bicycle to address pollution crises, tackle road deaths, break down social barriers and enable people to access essential services for the first time. Time for your city to get a Bicycle Mayor?

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We need to ensure our cities are more liveable and ready for the challenges of the future. But the changes required are simply not happening fast enough. We believe that the bicycle is key to transforming this. We believe every city can benefit from having a catalyst representing cycling progress to unlock this potential. We call these Bicycle Mayors.

They are the human face and voice of cycling in a city. And by connecting these changemakers across a global network – creating greater visibility, rapidly sharing ideas, challenges and solutions – we can create a truly radical shift.

Want to know more about the Bicycle Mayor network and how you can support it? Explore the Bicycle Mayor Info Sheet below.

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Learn more about the core principles that define and guide, the work of every Bicycle Mayor. Take a look at the visionary document.

visionary document



To ensure Bicycle Mayors share a set of global rules and values, we have developed a code of conduct, that each Mayor follows.

code of conduct



What is the Bicycle Mayor Network? What do they work on? What has happened so far? Find the answers to all your questions below.

Meet the Bicycle Mayors

What does a Bicycle Mayor do?

Supporter opportunities

Help grow and sustain the impact of the network. We are now looking to bring on more funding partners to ensure the rapid growth we are seeing is sustained and that every Mayor can be best supported to continue to drive profound impacts.
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