The League of American Bicyclists has released their list of the friendliest states for bikers. Minnesota was 4th behind Washington, Colorado, and Oregon. We were 2nd last year, but apparently it was because Colorado and Oregon got better vs. our state doing anything worse.
RANKING Minnesota 4th
SCORING: 5 = HIGH 1 = LOW
4 LEGISLATION AND ENFORCEMENT
4 POLICIES AND PROGRAM
3 INFRASTRUCTURE AND FUNDING
4 EDUCATION AND ENCOURAGEMENT
2 EVALUATION AND PLANNING
When you look at the rating, you will see that even with the best states, there are still a number of things that can be done, including planning to make things better for bicyclists in each state.
The bikes are out there, so we should all be working to make it safer each year:
Now it's time to get out there a lot more myself.
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