Colorado Springs gets “Silver” status for “Friendly Bike Community”

The League of American Bicyclist recently granted Colorado Springs and Durango a “Silver” status and Longmont Bronze for being a friendly biking community. To get this award they must meet 2 or more of the 5 E’s which are…

  • Education: Does that city have facilities to train adults and children on proper bike riding?
  • Enforcement: Does the law agency know how to protect and enforce bike laws?
  • Encouragement: Does the community encourage cycling, like Bike to Work, bike racing, etc.
  • Evaluation: Are the biking programs working?
  • Engineering: Are cyclist included in city planning?

The scoring has 4 levels, Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze of which Boulder has a Gold status.

See how other cities rank

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