This Section provides more than 35 tables and graphs showing data on bicycling and walking in the 50 largest cities in the United States and 19 additional cities that have been included in the Benchmarking Report since 2014.
Approximately 28% of all people who primarily walk to work and 33% of all people who primarily bike to work in the United States live in the 50 largest cities in the United States, according to the American Community Survey. This is approximately twice the percentage of the US population that lives in the 50 largest cities (~15%).
Approximately 21% of all pedestrian fatalities and 17% of bicyclist fatalities in the United States occur in the 50 largest cities in the United States, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Fatality Analysis Reporting System.
Use this Section to find out about current conditions for bicycling and walking in cities and how cities are improving conditions for people who bike and walk in order to enable healthy, active transportation.
- TOPIC I: CITY INFLUENCES ON BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC II: RATES OF ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION
- TOPIC III: RATES OF ACTIVE COMMUTING
- TOPIC IV: DEMOGRAPHICS OF ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COMMUTERS
- TOPIC V: PUBLIC HEALTH INDICATORS & BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC VI: BIKING & WALKING ROAD SAFETY
- TOPIC VII: PLANS & POLICIES
- TOPIC VIII: STAFF & COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC IX: FUNDING FOR BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC X: INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PEOPLE BIKING & WALKING