Bicycle Friendly Community

Enhanced Bicycle Friendly Community Application Raises Standards for Places Seeking Awards

By Lauren Jenkins | July 18, 2022

Bicycle Friendly Communities (BFC) launches an enhanced application process.

Ride Along BFA Director Amelia Neptune’s Visit To Champa Bay

By Amelia Neptune | June 2, 2022

During Bike to Work Week, Bicycle Friendly America director Amelia Neptune visited the Bicycle Friendly Business champions of Tampa, Florida. Here’s how it went.

League of American Bicyclists’ Community Spark Grants Program Launches

By Anna Tang | May 31, 2022

10 communities. One Bicycle Friendly America. Today, we are launching the League of American Bicyclists‚Äô Community Spark Grants ‚ÄĒ our first-ever community grant program!

Bikes Count: 2022 Data Competition Launches

By Amelia Neptune | May 2, 2022

We are excited to announce that the League is once again partnering with our friends at Eco-Counter to host the Bikes Count Data Competition!

The Story Behind a BFC: Tucson and Eastern Pima County Region, Arizona

By Raven Wells | February 9, 2022

In Tucson and Eastern Pima County Region, partnerships are key in removing barriers to bicycling, promoting its public health benefits and hosting community bike ride events. Read more…


By Raven Wells | January 26, 2022

A new report from the League demonstrates the importance of bike infrastructure and bike networks. “Benchmarking Bike Networks” showcases five cities with increased ridership and safety through building bike lanes in connected networks.

The Story Behind a BFC: Ann Arbor, Michigan

By Raven Wells | January 12, 2022

Learn what got more people riding bikes in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and its newly earned Gold-level designation as a Bicycle Friendly Community.

55 Communities Transforming Bicycling This Fall

By Raven Wells | December 8, 2021

The League of American Bicyclists is proud to honor 55 places with a Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award in its Fall 2021 round of awards.

Meet Our Bikes Count Winner: Part 2

By Raven Wells | October 7, 2021

In part two of our two-part series, read about how our friends at Eco-Counter delved into the bike data of our ‘Bikes Count’ data competition winner: City of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Where Should You Retire? MarketWatch Has Suggestions Including Bicycle Friendly Communities

By Raven Wells | September 29, 2021

Now those searching for bicycle-friendly places to settle down can use MarketWatch’s Where Should I Retire tool.