LAB Publishes New Bicycle Friendly Communities List

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The League of American Bicyclists released their new Bicycle Friendly Communitites list this week to kick off Bike Month. From LAB:

The League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations today to kick off May as National Bike Month. This was one of the strongest groups of applicants we’ve seen with a lot of solid projects and programs from communities all across the country — from 1,200 people in Sisters, Ore. to more than 8 million in New York City. Twenty-one communities received awards, out of 45 new applicants. Minneapolis, Minn. earned a gold-level award, the highest award of this round.

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3 Responses to “LAB Publishes New Bicycle Friendly Communities List”

  • Eric says:

    I appreciate lists like this, but there is no way that Boston, MA (my hometown) should be the same level as Denver, CO (where I currently live). Wherever metrics they are using, they certainly have not taking into account the dangerously-aggressive miserable being that is the Bostonian driver.

  • tim says:

    I commute daily in LaCrosse, WI, a town in which the infrastructure for bicycling is in its infancy. So how does LaCrosse get a bronze rating? I conclude that the bronze reflects the sorry state of this nation’s bicycling infrastructure. Build it and they will come.

  • Jeffery says:

    I am constantly surprised/annoyed that Sacramento continues to be awarded a Bronze. We have had significant improvements over the past several years and know we are at least a Silver level.

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