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Monday, November 5, 2012
Bethesda Named a “Bicycle Friendly Community” by League of American Bicyclists
been named by the League of American Bicyclists as a “Bicycle Friendly
is also on the list, and Maryland
ranks as the League’s eighth most bicycle-friendly state in the U.S.
The League’s Bicycle-Friendly Community program recognized Bethesda
at the bronze award level, citing the community’s bicycling promotion,
education programs, infrastructure and pro-bicycling policies.
seen a significant increase in the number of employees who bike to work
regularly, according to MontgomeryCounty’s
Annual Commuter Survey. It also had the third-highest attendance at the
regional Bike to Work Day celebration this past May.