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Colorado climbs to 4th in bicycle-friendly rankings

Colorado is praised for its “national model” bike laws by the League of American Bicyclists.

In the newly released bicycle-friendly state rankings, Colorado rose to #4, up from #12 last year.

“Colorado exemplifies many of the qualities the League looks for in a bicycle friendly state, including a bicycle commuter mode share that’s more than double the national average, a bike-friendly department of transportation, and a top-notch statewide advocacy group.” -League of American Bicyclists

Our state’s report card emphasizes that “Colorado is a model for bicycling traffic laws.” Other factors that helped Colorado achieve this high ranking include our 3 Feet to Pass law, Complete Streets policy, dedicated state bicycle funding, state bicycle plan, Share the Road campaign, and bicycle education for police.

Learn more about Colorado’s ranking.

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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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