Report Ranks the Cities With the Most Active Commuters

A benchmarking report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking reveals Boston as the nation's leader in active commutes.
March 9, 2016, 6am PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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Adele Peters shares news of a report by the Alliance for Biking and Walking, titled "Bicycling and Walking in the United States: 2016 Benchmarking Report."

The cities leading the country in active transportation (i.e., biking and walking) are Boston, with 16.7 percent of commuters, Washington, D.C., also with 16.7 percent, and San Francisco, with 13.9 percent. Peters begins the article by noting how much Washington, D.C. improved its biking commute share—tripling since 2005 to 4 percent. The success of Washington, D.C. in adding bike infrastructure, according to Peters, mirrors its success in attracting more riders. 

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Published on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 in Fast Co.Exist
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