Bicycle Friendly Community

The Story Behind A Bicycle Friendly America: Houston

By Raven Wells | January 24, 2023

Advocates and city leaders in Houston have built stand-out bicycling efforts, despite Houston’s reputation as a car-centric city.

More than 500 Cities and Towns Across America Are League-Certified Bicycle Friendly Communities

By Raven Wells | December 14, 2022

Today, the League of American Bicyclists honors 32 cities and towns with a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award.

Equity & Accessibility Updates to the Bicycle Friendly Community Public Survey

By Amelia Neptune | October 24, 2022

We’re now able to offer BFC applicants a Spanish-language version of the BFC Public Survey to distribute in their community.

The BFC Program Public Input Survey Goes (Even More) Public

By Amelia Neptune | October 13, 2022

We’re opening up our Bicycle Friendly Community Public Survey to include more than just communities that applied for awards!

League Hosts Workshops To Help Build Bicycle Friendly Communities

By Raven Wells | October 11, 2022

The League of American Bicyclists hosted hands-on workshops to provide individualized, in-person expertise.

Meet Our ‘Bikes Count’ Data Competition Winners

By Raven Wells | September 21, 2022

The three winners of this year’s ‘Bikes Count’ data competition are Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department, Madison Bikes and Bike Fitchburg!

How Traffic Gardens Grow Young Riders

By Raven Wells | September 12, 2022

We’re celebrating all the ways Traffic Gardens help grow young riders and build lifelong safe and confident cycling habits.

Meet Our 2022 Community Spark Grant Recipients

By Raven Wells | September 6, 2022

The League has chosen 11 organizations to each receive $1,500 towards their goal of building thriving BFCs.

Testimonials From Our Bicycle Friendly Community Program

By Raven Wells | August 2, 2022

We ask each BFC applicant to tell us the most positive outcome of their community’s support for bicycling. Here are some of our favorite answers!

Change Is Coming to the Bicycle Friendly Community Awards!

By Lauren Jenkins | July 18, 2022

This month, we launched a freshly revised and enhanced application for communities applying for and renewing Bicycle Friendly Community awards.