Washington is once again the most bicycle friendly state in the country according to the League of American Bicyclists. Its the fifth year in a row Washington has received the distinction.
Were encouraged to see significant progress in top states like Washington , league president Andy Clarke said in a prepared statement. But, as the scores clearly highlight, theres much work to be done in critical areas like infrastructure and funding. Overall, we see states and especially state Departments of Transportation and state legislatures lagging behind cities and the expectations of local cyclists, despite the many well-documented benefits of a more active lifestyle.