Explore Our Network of Sites
Find Your City
PeopleForBikes City Ratings Logo

Infrastructure Stories

Background Image

These Midwest College Towns Are Making Big Strides for Better Biking

By: Jack Foersterling, editorial content manager
Read More
Background Image

Great Biking Isn’t Just for Big Cities

By: Jack Foersterling, editorial content manager
Read More
Background Image

Investments in Infrastructure and Community Make Salt Lake City a Great Place to Bike

By: Jack Foersterling, editorial content manager
Read More
Imagery for the How Pro-Bike Policies Transformed Cambridge, Massachusetts, Into a Top City for Biking story

How Pro-Bike Policies Transformed Cambridge, Massachusetts, Into a Top City for Biking

As one of our 2024 Cities on the Rise, building better bike infrastructure isn’t just the norm in Cambridge, it's the law.

Imagery for the This Michigan Tourist Destination is the Best Place to Bike in the U.S. story

This Michigan Tourist Destination is the Best Place to Bike in the U.S.

New this year, Mackinac Island ranked #1 overall in our 2024 City Ratings.

Imagery for the London Leads the UK in Safe and Connected Places to Bike, but England Still Lags Behind Europe story
Imagery for the Canberra Comes Out on Top as Best City for Biking in Australia story
Imagery for the 2024’s Best Places to Bike story

2024’s Best Places to Bike

This year’s City Ratings results feature some new and familiar faces across our top small, medium, large, and international cities for biking.

Imagery for the Bicycling Is Improving in Cities Across the U.S. story

Bicycling Is Improving in Cities Across the U.S.

With seven years of City Ratings results, dive into the data and explore how bicycling has changed in cities nationwide since 2018.

Imagery for the Why is Bike Infrastructure Important? story

Why is Bike Infrastructure Important?

When people have safe and accessible places to bike, communities become safer and more sustainable, residents enjoy better physical and mental health, and the local economy thrives.

Imagery for the What Makes a Good Bike Network? story

What Makes a Good Bike Network?

PeopleForBikes’ City Ratings program measures six factors found in good bike networks captured by the acronym SPRINT.

Imagery for the The Power of Complete Streets Mandates story

The Power of Complete Streets Mandates

Explore the crucial role of Complete Streets mandates in creating great bike networks as part of our blog series, "A Legislative Playbook to Build More Bikeable Communities.”

Imagery for the You Can Help Improve Road Safety Across the United States story

You Can Help Improve Road Safety Across the United States

Your voice matters in shaping federal updates that will prioritize the safety of vulnerable road users, including people who ride bikes.

Imagery for the Federal Grants Help Bike Projects Reconnect Communities  story

Federal Grants Help Bike Projects Reconnect Communities 

Bikes were a big winner in USDOT’s recent round of grant awards for the highly competitive Reconnecting Communities and Neighborhoods Program.

Imagery for the Own Your Backyard: An Industry Guide to Supporting Local Bike Infrastructure story

Own Your Backyard: An Industry Guide to Supporting Local Bike Infrastructure

Discover how your business can help get more people on bikes more often.

Imagery for the Paving the Way for Complete Bike Networks: The Essential Role of State and Local Funding story

Paving the Way for Complete Bike Networks: The Essential Role of State and Local Funding

While billions of dollars in federal funding is available for bike infrastructure, local and state funding still plays the biggest role in financing better bike networks.

Imagery for the PeopleForBikes’ Guide to Effective Local Bike Advocacy story

PeopleForBikes’ Guide to Effective Local Bike Advocacy

Our new guide offers key strategies to ensure your advocacy efforts have a lasting impact.

Imagery for the The Best New U.S. Bike Lanes of 2023 story

The Best New U.S. Bike Lanes of 2023

As we pedal into 2024, we’re reflecting on the best bike lanes built across the country in 2023.

Imagery for the What It’s Like To Ride in a Top-Rated Bike City story

What It’s Like To Ride in a Top-Rated Bike City

Lyon, France, which consistently ranks among the best cities for bicycling in PeopleForBikes’ annual City Ratings list, is still working hard to improve bicycling locally.

Imagery for the Better Bike Infrastructure Saves Lives story

Better Bike Infrastructure Saves Lives

With U.S. cyclist injuries and deaths at an all-time high, now is the moment to demand the protected bike lanes, road diets, and intersection treatments that make our communities safer.