Best Bike-Friendly States and Cities

Bicycling Magazine

“The Hub” May 30, 2011

By Matt Allyn

Photo courtesy Heather Harvey

The League of American Bicyclists announced their annual ranking of bicycle-friendly states in conjunction with May’s Bike Month. The list is based on a combination of factors that include legislation, education, bike infrastructure, and public funding.

You can also see how your town stacks up with our own Top 50 Cycling Cities list.

1. Washington
2. Maine
3. Wisconsin
4. Minnesota
5. New Jersey
6. Iowa
7. Florida
8. Oregon
9. Massachusetts
10. Maryland
11. Illinois
12. Colorado
13. Virginia
14. New Hampshire
15. Vermont
16. Arizona
17. Wyoming
18. Delaware
19. Indiana
20. California
21. Connecticut
22. Michigan
23. Kansas
24. Louisiana
25. Pennsylvania
26. Missouri
27. Tennessee
28. Rhode Island
29. Alaska
30. Idaho
31. Utah
32. Texas
33. Kentucky
34. New York
35. Mississippi
36. Hawaii
37. Ohio
38. North Carolina
39. South Carolina
40. Georgia
41. South Dakota
42. Nevada
43. Oklahoma
44. New Mexico
45. Nebraska
46. Montana
47. Alabama
48. Arkansas
49. North Dakota
50. West Virginia

The League of American Bicyclists promotes bicycling for fun, fitness and transportation, and works through advocacy and education for a bicycle-friendly America. The League represents the interests of America’s 57 million bicyclists, including its 300,000 members and affiliates. For more information or to support the League, visit www.bikeleague.org.

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