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BOSTON IS NUMBER ONE!!

  • The top five cities with the highest levels of cycling and walking are Boston, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and New York.
  • The top five cities with the lowest fatality rates for cyclists and pedestrians are Boston, Minneapolis, Omaha, Seattle, and Portland. Looking at the top 10 cities for both high levels of walking and cycling and low levels of fatalities, it becomes clear that there is a link between the two. If you put more people on the street, cars start to become aware of them.

read on…

fastcompany:

It’s not surprising that Portland and New York are ranked high in a new report about the best places to get around without your car, but the other bike-friendly destinations may surprise you. Have you tried walking to work in Alaska?

The Best U.S. Cities For Biking And Walking 

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    more bike stats, visit NYCEDC’s November 2011 Economic Snapshot featuring data from The NYC Department of...
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    We’re #1 (of course)
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    Hey Miami - Get on your Deco Bikes - and let’s cut out the use of unnecessary car transportation!
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    BOSTON IS NUMBER ONE!!
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    We need to get Oklahoma (Tulsa/OKC) on these lists. Culturally it’s not just about transportation but evidence of the...
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