These success stories will help you learn how to make your town or city more bike-friendly.
Jefferson, IA offers an excellent example of how small towns can be bike-friendly, thanks to the traditional development pattern with narrow streets and compact neighborhoods.
Strong Towns member and founder of Active Towns John Simmerman created this video to illustrate a simple bike lane solution in action in Austin, TX.
This article explores the need for more bikeable streets in Topeka, KS, offering a helpful example of how to make the case for bike infrastructure in your city. Also check out this podcast with a bike advocate and Strong Towns member in Topeka.
I Bike Rockford is a grassroots community group in Rockford, IL that aims to unite all kinds of cyclists – road bikers, mountain bikers, people who bike for transportation, and people who just love bikes – to advocate for bike safety and awareness.
Here's how the town of Thomasville, GA took simple, modest steps to make their community more bike-friendly by installing bike racks.
Examples from Portland, Pittsburgh and Tempe show how bike parking can be creatively incorporated into communities.