Ranking states on bicycle friendliness


Below are a new map and chart prepared by the League of American Bicyclists and the Alliance for Biking and Walking which ranks the 50 states on their bicycle friendliness in 2013.

As is evident from the map, the Western states, the Upper Great Lakes, the Middle Atlantic states, and New England rank best, while the Lower Great Lakes, South Central, and Great Plains states rank the poorest in bicycle friendliness.

state ranks

Source: bikeleague.org/programs/bicyclefriendlyamerica/bicyclefriendlystate/

2013bfschart

Source: bikeleague.org/programs/bicyclefriendlyamerica/bicyclefriendlystate/

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5 Responses to Ranking states on bicycle friendliness

  1. Ah, New York, my state–not so good. I wonder if New York City’s Bike Share program will nudge us up a little…

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  2. basil berchekas jr says:

    very enlightening!

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