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Distance: 45 miles

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“Where America Fails, So Have We in Bicycling.”

March 4th, 2021

A candid conversation with Charles T. Brown, the lead investigator of a new, groundbreaking report on barriers to biking in the U.S. ...

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2020 City Ratings: Ridership

June 9th, 2020

Due to the constantly changing dimensions of the COVID-19 crisis, we encourage you to follow all current CDC guidelines as well as local travel advisories and recommendations. Take care of yourselves and loved ones. We’re all in this together. ...

Together We Rise quickly responded to the COVID crisis to help solve problems for displaced youth.

How COVID-19 Has Impacted the Foster Care Community and What Bikes Can Do to Help

April 30th, 2020

In a time of crisis, the bicycle shines bright as a potential solution. For the large group of individuals living within the foster care community, the bike can mean the difference between personal independence and feeling trapped within the pressures of our current situation. ...

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A Dozen Bucket List Rides for 2021

January 28th, 2020

We hope you’re gearing up to take some great rides in 2021. From oceanside coastal rides in the Pacific Northwest to gravel epics in Colorado to country road cruises in New York, we’ve compiled a list of 12 can’t-miss rides from 2020. Our new Ride Spot app will get you to each and guide you to great ...

Courtney Williams.

How to Grow the Bike Community: 3 Ideas from Bicycle Advocacy Consultant Courtney Williams

June 20th, 2019

At PeopleForBikes, we believe we can all do more to grow the cycling community. We’ve been doing the work for nearly 20 years and we want to keep the momentum going. We’re committed to improving inclusiveness in our messaging, broadening the audiences we reach, and increasing our staff diversity. Jo ...

Chantal Hardy.

How to Grow the Bike Community: 3 Ideas from Bike Advocate Chantal Hardy

May 30th, 2019

At PeopleForBikes, we believe we can all do more to grow the cycling community. We’ve been doing the work for nearly 20 years and we want to keep the momentum going. We’re committed to improving inclusiveness in our messaging, broadening the audiences we reach, and increasing our staff diversity. Jo ...

We Bike NYC.
Overall Winners 2019 City Ratings

2019 City Ratings: Top Overall Cities

May 5th, 2019

We’re pleased to release the 2019 PlacesForBikes City Ratings. Overall this year we saw a much higher rate of participation in our Community Survey and City Snapshot. This means we collected better data and have an improved picture of bicycling in the United States. ...

Youth Bike Summit: Members of Bici.
Riding Rebecca's Private Idaho in Ketchum, Idaho.

A Dozen (Plus One) Bucket List Rides for 2019

January 10th, 2019

Great bike rides can start anywhere, but sometimes it’s worth the extra travel to race to a backdrop of breathtaking coastal landscapes, glorious mountain peaks or rugged desert terrain. We’ve highlighted 13 bike events that we think are worth the trip in 2019 — including some old favorites. ...

Biking in Seattle.

America’s 10 Best New Bikeways of 2018

December 18th, 2018

Since we first started our annual look back at great new bikeways five years ago, we’ve noticed an evolution in progress. First, bike infrastructure has continued to make its way from the big cities to smaller towns and communities. Next, networks have become better connected — more complete. Also, ...

Citi Bikes in New York City.

Closer to Bike Share is Better for Business

March 13th, 2018

A new study from researchers at New York University (NYU) shows that restaurants closer to bike share stations do more business than those farther away. Stansilav Sobolevsky and Constantine E. Kontokosta led the research team, using anonymized transaction data from Mastercard’s Retail Location Insig ...

Dearborn Street, Chicago.

‘Buffalo is Missing Out’: When Good Bike Cities Get Better, It Helps Everyone

March 12th, 2018

If you live in an important, underrated but perhaps economically beleaguered U.S. city, you’ve probably seen a local news website like Buffalo Rising: upbeat, opinionated and really, really into its hometown. ...

Rebecca's Private Idaho

A Dozen Bucket List Bike Rides for 2018

January 16th, 2018

We know that sometimes the best bike ride of your life can take place right outside your front door, on your local neighborhood streets and trails. Then there are those other times—when the wanderlust kicks in and the need to travel with your bike just overwhelms you. For those moments, here are a d ...