This Section provides more than 35 tables and graphs showing data on bicycling and walking in 76 cities selected based on population and Bicycle Friendly Community award level.
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.
The 76 cities in this section include the 50 most populous cities in the United States, the most populous city in each state, and all Platinum Bicycle Friendly Communities.
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.
- NEW FOR 2022 – CITY FACT SHEETS
- TOPIC I: RATES OF ACTIVE COMMUTING
- TOPIC II: DEMOGRAPHICS OF ACTIVE TRANSPORTATION COMMUTERS
- TOPIC III: PUBLIC HEALTH INDICATORS & BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC IV: BIKING & WALKING ROAD SAFETY
- TOPIC V: PLANS & POLICIES
- TOPIC VI: FUNDING FOR BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC VII: INFRASTRUCTURE FOR PEOPLE BIKING & WALKING
- TOPIC VIII: STAFF & COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR BIKING & WALKING