League of American Bicyclists announces new Bicycle Friendly Communities

Kicking off National Bike to Work Week, today the League of American Bicyclists announced the largest round of Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) in the program’s history. While communities from California to Connecticut joined the ranks of BFCs, the Mountain West rose above the rest, including two new Gold Level BFCs in Durango, Colo., and Missoula, Mont.

There are now 214 BFCs in 47 states. By evaluating and recognizing investment in bicycling promotion, education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies, the BFC program is revolutionizing the way communities evaluate their quality of life.

The Bicycle Friendly Community, Bicycle Friendly State, Bicycle Friendly Business and Bicycle Friendly University programs are generously supported by program partners Bikes Belong and Trek Bicycle’s One World, Two Wheels Campaign. Learn more.

Spring 2012 Awards

New Awards

Silver:

  • Aspen, CO
  • Gunnison, CO

Bronze:

  • Alameda, CA
  • Arlington, MA
  • Asheville, NC
  • Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Columbus, IN
  • Cottonwood, AZ
  • Fort Wayne, IN
  • Frederick, MD
  • Greater Mankato, MN
  • Lewes, DE
  • Lincoln, NE
  • Manhattan, KS
  • Morgantown, WV
  • Napa, CA
  • Redding, CA
  • Snohomish, WA
  • South Windsor, CT
  • State College, PA
  • Summit County, CO
  • Tacoma, WA
  • University Heights, IA

Renewal awards

Moved up to Gold

  • Durango, CO
  • Missoula, MT

Moved up to Silver

  • Arcata, CA
  • Charlottesville, VA
  • Long Beach, CA
  • Longmont, CO
  • Park City, UT
  • Port Townsend, WA

Maintained current designation

  • Jackson and Teton County, WY- Gold
  • San Francisco, CA- Gold
  • Tucson, AZ- Gold
  • Chicago, IL- Silver
  • Colorado Springs, CO- Silver
  • Arvada, CO- Bronze
  • Auburn, AL- Bronze
  • Billings, MT- Bronze
  • Cary, NC- Bronze
  • Lawrence, KS- Bronze
  • Oxford, MS- Bronze
  • Roanoke, VA- Bronze
  • Schaumburg, IL- Bronze
  • Sitka, AK- Bronze
  • Spartanburg, SC- Bronze
  • Sunnyvale, CA- Bronze
  • Vancouver, WA- Bronze
 

 
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