REMEMBER WHEN A STRIPED BIKE LANE WAS A BIG DEAL?
Many automobile trends come and go, but bicycles are here to stay. Bikes still stand strong, even in our modern, rich societies, as one of the most eco-friendly, efficient, and reliable traveling solutions. It’s become only more popular with improved technology and more practical designs. In this article, we list the cities ranking top in the terms of urban cycling.
There are several minor or negligible yet important things that we take into account to decide whether or not to consider a city for our list of top 50 bicycle-friendly cities. A segregated, detailed, well-planned, and comprehensive network of paths for cyclists would be an obvious thing to consider for any top cycling-friendly city list.
Further to make the cut for our top 50, a city must also support a vibrant and diverse bike culture and should have smart, savvy bike shops. Please note that for the purpose of this list, we have considered only cities with populations over 100,000 or more. Excited to see if your city or your favorite city is on this list. Keep reading!
Top 50 bicycle-friendly cities in America
So, here you go! Here are the top 50 biking-friendly cities in America.
In order to prepare and finalize this list, we have also referred to the Bicycling and Walking in the United States 2010 Benchmarking Report. It is a report prepared by the Alliance for Biking and Walking. Further, we have also taken into account the data input from various national and local advocates, bike shop owners, and various other experts.