Arlington Named Bicycle Friendly Community

Published January 2, 2020

Arlington has been named a Silver-level “Bicycle Friendly Community.”

As reported by ARLNow: “Arlington is among 102 U.S. communities to achieve the designation from the League of American Bicyclists as of late 2019. The League also recognized 347 communities at the Bronze level, 34 at the Gold level and 5 at the Platinum level.”

The Arlington County press release states:

“The program considers five main criteria and three key outcomes in its evaluation, including the current state of local bicycle networks, evaluation and planning efforts for the future and the availability of education and encouragement programs for adults and youth.”

You can read the full press release at and the ARLnow article at .