Friday, May 1, 2009

Arizona receives 'Bicycle Friendly State' status

The League of American Bicyclists Announces Arizona
as a Spring 2009 Bicycle Friendly State

Washington, DC - The League of American Bicyclists is proud to announce Arizona as one of the League’s inaugural Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly States (BFS). “The League is delighted to recognize Arizona for its efforts to welcome bicyclists and make bicycling safer and more enjoyable. We applaud Arizona and our other BFS winners for their willingness to invest over the long-term in creating a better, more livable environment for their citizens,” said League President Andy Clarke.” Four states have been awarded the coveted designation and two states received an honorable mention – Washington (Silver), Wisconsin (Silver), Arizona (Bronze), Minnesota (Bronze), Delaware (Honorable Mention) and Maryland (Honorable Mention).

The BFS award recognizes Arizona’s commitment to improving conditions for bicycling and its practice of making focused investment in bicycling infrastructure and advocacy.

More info on the League's Bicycle Friendly America pages.

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