8 BEST CITIES for
cyclists

“There is no clearer evidence of the urban cycling revolution sweeping the United States than in the nation’s capital, where RIDERSHIP JUMPED 80 PERCENT from 2007 to 2010.”

— Bicycling.com

 

WASHINGTON, DC

“Portland has long been the KING OF CYCLING in the U.S. and has INSPIRED CITIES all across the nation to follow in its footsteps.”

— Travel Channel

 

 

PORTLAND, OR

“San Francisco has focused on

BIKE-FRIENDLY policy since 1973, and has the HIGHEST PERCENTAGE OF BICYCLE COMMUTERS out of all cities with a population of more than 500,000.”

— CNN Travel

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CA

“When former White House Chief of Staff

Rahm Emanuel took over as mayor in 2011, he brought with him Washington’s

forward-thinking former TRANSPORTATION DIRECTOR, GABE KLEIN, and an ambitious agenda to REINVIGORATE CHICAGO’S BIKE

NETWORK.

— Bicycling.com

 

 

CHICAGO, IL
tucson, az

“This desert oasis has MORE BICYCLE

INFRASTRUCTURE THAN ANY OTHER CITY in the U.S., boasting more than 700 miles of designated bikeways.”

— Travel Channel

 

“Any city that has a BIKE ZOO has to be in the top 10.”

— Travel Channel

 

 

austin, tx

The “CYCLING CULTURE IN MINNEAPOLIS  IS THRIVING.”

— Bicycling.com

 

minneapolis, mn
boulder, co

“You can go almost anywhere in Boulder on a bike. At least 95 PERCENT OF CITY STREET ARE OPEN TO CYCLISTS.”

— CNN Travel

 

 

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SOURCES:

mashable.com/2013/11/21/bike-cities-united-states/

bicycling.com/news/advocacy/america-s-top-50-bike-friendly-cities

travel.cnn.com/explorations/life/usa/most-bike-friendly-cities-us-016148

usa.streetsblog.org/2013/11/19/the-u-s-cities-where-cycling-is-growing-the-fastest/

travelchannel.com/interests/outdoors-and-adventure/articles/top-10-cycling-cities-in-us

 

 

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