Top 10 US Cities That Bike To Work

Written by  Lisa Highfill
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bikecommute2While deciding what kind of fun trouble to get in to on our bikes and feet this weekend, my friend and I stumbled upon the Bicycling and Walking in the United States 2010 Benchmarking Report. And by "stumble" I mean "deliberately downloaded it" because I'm a statistics nerd. Funded by the CDC, it's a pretty comprehensive report.

Listed in the report are the top cities that bike to work. Our home city of Atlanta comes in at number twenty-four. Interestingly enough, Atlanta takes the number 1 spot for Per Capita Funding for Cycling. Hopefully this means that Atlanta is realizing the need for more bike lanes and city-cycling education.

Top US Cities That Bike To Work:

Portland, OR


San Francisco




Washington, DC

New Orleans



How does your city stack up?

To see the complete list and report, be sure to visit and download the repot here.

Lisa Highfill

Lisa Highfill

Lisa was born in South Carolina and moved to Georgia at a young age. She graduated from Georgia State University in 2010 with a major in Psychology and a focus in Environmental Psychology.

In school Lisa volunteered with Environment Georgia and the Atlanta Beltline.

Lisa believes that a continued education is pertinent to living sustainability and having a hand in making a change for the better.

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