Arizona ranks number 19 for America’s “Bicycle Friendly States”. Arizona has 10 bicycle friendly communities, 20 bicycle friendly businesses, and 5 bicycle friendly universities.League of American Bicyclists
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Here is a full report that determined the ranking factor for Arizona:
The U.S. Census Bureau actually studies our commuting habits each year providing helping statistics into infrastructure improvements. Many areas throughout Arizona are so spread out that bicycle commuting remains very difficult, if not nearly impossible, on a daily basis. Since we do have favorable weather for most of the year making the effort to increase our commuting by bike hopefully will become a goal for many more residents throughout the state.
A few cities in the U.S. that show exemplary participation include the following:
The reasons commuters choose to ride their bikes to work may include avoid traffic, reduce their carbon footprint, relieve stress, save money, or to stay in shape. No matter what your reason is always remember to bike safely.
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