City of St. Petersburg Highest Rated City for Bicyclists in Florida
As a part of the PlacesForBikes new City Ratings effort, the City of St. Petersburg has been recognized as the highest rated city for bicyclists in the state of Florida. Of the 485 cities recently evaluated, St. Petersburg was rated 22nd in the nation overall and 11th in the United States for the pace at which conditions are improving for bicyclists (Acceleration category).
Said Mayor Kriseman: "As we have been focused on making the City of St. Petersburg a friendlier place for cyclists and pedestrians, this is great news. I want to thank People for Bikes, and most important of all, everyone in the Sunshine City who rides a bike or helps to make life easier for those on a bike."
PlacesForBikes is a PeopleForBikes program to develop, connect and celebrate great places to ride. It offers a data-driven approach to identifying the best U.S. towns for bicycling.
Learn more about St. Petersburg's rating here: https://cityratings.peopleforbikes.org/city/saint-petersburg/
Learn more about the overall ratings here: https://cityratings.peopleforbikes.org/
Bicycling Magazine coverage: https://www.bicycling.com/news/a20126208/people-for-bikes-city-ratings/
Outside Magazine coverage: https://www.outsideonline.com/2303806/people-bikes-rated-most-bike-friendly-us-cities
Fast Company coverage: https://www.fastcompany.com/40567218/these-are-the-best-cities-for-biking-in-the-u-s