Bicycle Colorado

Bike commuting on the rise in Colorado

woman-commuting-alliancephotoAccording to data released from the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey in September, bike commuting is on the rise in Colorado.

Colorado had the third-highest percentage of population that commutes by bike in 2012, behind Oregon and Montana. Bicycle commuting in Colorado grew by 14 percent from 2011 to 2012, and is up 127 percent since 2000 (double the national growth rate during that time).

Our work for bicycling is paying off. Keep it up, Colorado!

Bicycle Colorado

About the Author: Bicycle Colorado

Bicycle Colorado is a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Denver. We use advocacy, education and passion to make Colorado one of the most bicycle-friendly states in the nation. We encourage and promote bicycling, increase safety, improve conditions and provide a voice for people who ride bicycles in Colorado. With the support of our members and numerous partnerships across the public and private sector, we’ve made significant strides in improving bicycling since 1992.


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