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Fort Collins Keeps Silver Medal as Bike Friendly Community

by ExperiencePlus! - Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Fort Collins Keeps Silver Medal as Bike Friendly Community

In a press release from LAB headquarters in Washington, D.C. May 16 the League wrote: “Sixteen cities across the United States can celebrate the start of national Bike to Work Week today with the news that the League of American Bicyclists has awarded them the coveted designation of “Bicycle Friendly Community”. The award, given at levels from Bronze to Platinum, recognizes those communities that are improving conditions for bicyclists and bicycling safety.”

Gold Medal awardees include

Boulder, Colorado

Corvallis, Oregon

Palo Alto, California

Portland, Oregon

Silver Medals have been awarded to

Chicago, Illinois

Eugene, Oregon

Folsom, California

Fort Collins, Colorado

Gainesville, Florida

Missoula, Montana

Olympia, Washington

Santa Barbara, California

Scottsdale, Arizona

Stanford University, California

Tempe, Arizona

Tucson, Arizona

This puts Fort Collins in great company! Congratulations to the Fort Collins bicycle community and to Fort Collins City staff for all their hard work in achieving this award. The award first came to the city in 2003 and has been renewed twice now.

For information about how your community can apply for this award, click here

For more information or to support the League, visit www.bikeleague.org and www.bicyclefriendlycommunity.org .