The Bicycle Friendly America program provides incentives, hands-on assistance, and award recognition for communities, universities and businesses that actively support bicycling, and ranks states annually based on their level of bike-friendliness. The program is run by the League of American Bicyclists. Each year the program porduces a yearbook of case studies.
A Bicycle Friendly Community welcomes cyclists by providing safe accommodation for cycling and encouraging people to bike for transportation and recreation.
The Bicycle Friendly State Program ranks states annually based on their level of bike-friendliness.
The Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) program recognizes employers’ efforts to encourage a more bicycle friendly atmosphere for employees and customers.
The Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) program recognizes institutions of higher education for promoting and providing a more bicycle-friendly campus for students, staff and visitors.
Applicants to the program receive feedback, technical assistance, training and further encouragement to improve their bicycling legislation, projects, and programs.