Bicycle Friendly State

New state in the top spot of our Bicycle Friendly States rankings

By Lauren Jenkins | April 19, 2022

For Immediate Release League of American Bicyclists Releases Ranking of States Based on Policies and Practices to Protect Bicyclists and Promote Bicycling New State Tops Bicycle Friendly States Ranking For…

Takeaways for States from the NTSB’s Bicycle Safety Report

By Ken McLeod | December 6, 2019

See how states can improve their ranking on our Bicycle Friendly State list by implementing some of the NTSB recommendations.

New Bicycle Friendly State ranking shows progress but perils persist

By Ken McLeod | November 26, 2019

The new 2019 Bicycle Friendly State ranking grades the states and looks at how each is prioritizing people over speed.

Bicycle Friendly State Progress Report Cards Highlight a Decade of State Actions

By Ken McLeod | November 29, 2018

The 2018 Bicycle Friendly State progress reports use state and federal data on bicycling to highlight changes.

Taking Bicycle Friendly Actions – Emphasizing Bicyclist Safety in All 50 States

By Ken McLeod | September 24, 2018

New White Paper shows how advocates can and should be involved in state safety planning.

Taking Bicycle Friendly Actions – Complete Streets in All 50 States

By Ken McLeod | August 28, 2018

Our newest white paper helps provided resources for advocates in states that have not yet taken a complete streets action.

Taking Bicycle Friendly Actions – Safe Passing Laws in All 50 States

By Ken McLeod | July 19, 2018

Over the last decade and a half, the adoption of safe passing laws has been one of the most prominent successes of bicyclist advocates. Every year since 2006 at least one state has adopted a safe passing law.

Kentucky becomes 30th state to require 3 feet or more to pass a bicyclist!

By Ken McLeod | April 2, 2018

Last week, KY Gov. Matt Bevin signed HB 33 – An Act Relating to the Overtaking of Bicycles on a Roadway. This law reflects recent legislative trends, including features found in the League’s model safe passing law.

Taking action in Utah to improve cycling in the Beehive State

By bikeleague | February 16, 2018

An essential part of our mission is working closely with state and local bike advocacy groups. The League of American Bicyclists is happy to be working with Bike Utah to support two of its legislative priorities this year.

2017 Bicycle Friendly State Ranking

By bikeleague | October 25, 2017

Today, the League of American Bicyclists released its 2017 Bicycle Friendly State ranking. This ranking provides report cards for all 50 states to help you understand efforts related to making a Bicycle Friendly America in each state.