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Olympia, Tacoma honored among nation’s most bicycle friendly communities.

Post by Craig Hill / The News Tribune on May 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm |
May 13, 2013 12:46 pm

The League of American Bicyclists announced its rankings of bicycle friendly communities today and nothing has really changed in the South Sound.

Communities who earn rankings are given a designations of platinum (highest), gold, silver, bronze or honorable mention.

Olympia remains at the silver level, behind only Seattle’s gold ranking in Washington. Bellingham, Port Townsend and Redmond also earned silver rankings.

Tacoma remains at the bronze level with Bainbridge Island, Snohomish, Spokane and Vancouver.

Anacortes rounded out the Washington communities on the list with an honorable mention.

On May 1 the league announced Washington as the nation’s most bicycle friendly state.

Only four cities earned platinum rankings: Boulder, Fort Collins, Davis, Calif., and Portland.

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