Bicyclists are an indicator of the health of a city. When streets are safe and comfortable enough to travel by bicycle, and bicycling is considered a normal, routine choice for getting around, that city will earn the benefits of a healthier and happier population.
The City of Charlotte’s Bicycle Program works to make bicycling in Charlotte safe, comfortable, and convenient for people of all ages, abilities and neighborhoods. In recognition of its efforts to improve its bicycle environment, the City of Charlotte is recognized by the League of American Bicyclists as a bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community.
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Charlotte BIKES plan, adopted by Charlotte City Council in May of 2017, is the city’s blueprint to becoming a bicycle-friendly city. Charlotte BIKES provides the vision, goals, strategies and recommended efforts to both expand the city’s