New Rankings Out for Bike-Friendly States

From the League of American Bicyclists

May 12, 2015
Outside Magazine
New Rankings Out for Bike-Friendly States

Washington, Minnesota, Delaware, and Massachusetts garnered the top four spots on the 2015 list.    Wendell/Flickr

The League of American Bicyclists has released its 2015 rankings of the most bicycle-friendly states. Rankings were determined based on five categories: legislation and enforcement, policies and programs, infrastructure and funding, education and encouragement, and evaluation and planning.

For the eighth year in a row, Washington tops the list with 66.2 points out of a possible 100. Minnesota took second with 62.7 points, and Delaware and Massachusetts tied for third with 54.8 points apiece. Alabama came in as the least bicycle-friendly state with a score of 12.3.

The league also published “report cards” that detail point allocations for each state and an interactive map that displays each state’s ranking in specific categories.

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