City Ratings Goes Global
660 U.S. Cities
107 international cities
12 countries worldwide
Research shows that the best cities for bicycling have safe, comfortable and well-connected bike networks. Investment from local governments in better bike infrastructure is the key to getting more people on bikes, improving the safety of all road users and connecting everyone to where they need to go.
|Provincetown||Massachusetts, United States||2,973||81||87||55|
|Amsterdam||North Holland, Netherlands||1,038,610||81||86||61|
|Copenhagen||Capital Region, Denmark||638,117||80||83||66|
|Rotterdam||South Holland, Netherlands||623,652||80||86||58|
Small Town, Big Commitment
In a small city like Provincetown, achieving success required creating a culture that not only embraces bicycles but also encourages residents and tourists alike to use them year round. By building low-stress, complete streets and engaging a diverse coalition of stakeholders in their work, this Cape Cod destination transformed their community into a place where all people feel comfortable getting around, whether they’re in a car, on a bike, using a wheelchair or on foot. Explore this City Rating and learn more at Advocacy Academy
Overall City RankingOut of 767 cities (99th percentile)
Small City RankingOut of 321 cities (100th percentile)
Bicycling Made Convenient
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Bold Action + Bold Funding
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Safe Biking Year Round
Local Leadership Supporting Bikes
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