Top 10 Features of Bike-Friendly Cities by @UrbanImagist

The Danish urban design firm, Copenhagenize, publishes annual bicycle friendliness rankings of cities around the world, based on the most important features. This list of features is curated from a cross-section of citizens in a variety of places where cycling is already a major feature of urban planning and transportation. We list them below, together with the questions that a municipality should ask itself to test the effectiveness of their actions. 1. Cycling Advocacy How highly is a city's bicycle advocacy regarded and is it influential to other municipalities? 2. Bicycle Culture Is the bike used by everyday citizens or just delivery and marginalized people? 3. Bicycle Infrastructure and Facilities Are bike lanes just painted lines next to moving cars or are they separated from traffic? Are there ample bike parking places on streets and adjacent to transit stops? Can b...

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Top 10 Features of Bike-Friendly Cities

The Danish urban design firm, Copenhagenize, publishes annual bicycle friendliness rankings of cities around the world, ba...

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