Portland: America’s Bike City (video)

More and more Americans are looking for ways to be greener as they move about, often by buying cars that use less gas. But the no-gas solution is also growing and that means bicycles.

Where is a great place to live if you’re an avid cyclist? The answer is Portland, Oregon, dubbed Americaís most bike friendly city. Portland has not only done more than any other city to welcome bikes and bikers, it is also a center for small-scale bike manufacturing.

The city has invested $20 to 25 million to increase the bike infrastructure and now has more people commuting by bike than any other city. What a great place to live.

Photo credit: j/k_lolz

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Tom S.
Past Member 2 years ago

Nicest information!!! I'll be enchanted to greatly help due to what I've learnt from here.


Marianne Good
Past Member 4 years ago


Beverly M.
Past Member 4 years ago

I'm looking to move to a bike friendly town - looks like I found it!

Teresa Wlosowicz
Teresa W5 years ago

very interesting, thank you

Robert O.
Robert O6 years ago

Good for Portland! Too bad most large and mid-sized cities aren't bicycle friendly (or pedestrian friendly for that matter.) Thanks.

Courtney Bliss
Courtney Bliss7 years ago

I wish Columbus was as bike friendly. But they are working on it!

K s Goh
KS Goh7 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Annemarie W.
Annemarie L7 years ago

I've always wanted to visit Portland

Mike Masley
Michael Masley7 years ago

Portland ME and Portland OR neck and neck. Need more cities to compete!