Walk Score adds Bike Score ratings of 10 most bikeable cities

Bikes1WalkScore.com released Bike Score rankings of the 10 Most Bikeable cities last week in celebration of Bike to Work week… and Minneapolis again came out on top!

The new Bike Score ratings from 0 to 100 are based on factors such as bike lanes, hills, road connectivity and the percentage of people who bike to work… which increased by 43% from 2000 to 2010. Still in beta testing, they will be adding more cities to the 10 already on their list.

It always surprises me to see so many commuters on their bikes in the dead of winter, and I suppose the same could be said for the heat of summer and pouring rain… likely why they didn't include weather in their ranking criteria…

Below are scores for the 10 cities WalkScore identified as the nation's top 10 most bikeable cities. A ranking of 70-100 is considered "very bikeable".

Top 10 Most Bikeable Cities

  1. Minneapolis (79)
  2. Portland (70)
  3. San Francisco (70)
  4. Boston (68)
  5. Madison (67)
  6. Washington, DC (65)
  7. Seattle (64)
  8. Tucson (64)
  9. New York (62)
  10. Chicago (62)

Bike score MPLS
Sharlene Hensrud, RE/MAX ResultsEmailMinneapolis Realtor


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