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Bicycle Friendly Community

The Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC℠) program provides a roadmap to improve conditions for bicycling and the guidance to make your distinct vision for a better, bikeable community a reality.

Upcoming Submission Deadlines

Note: Starting in 2024, there will only be one BFC submission deadline per year. Learn more here.

Open: September 2023 (Now open!)
Deadline: June 25, 2024
BFC Public Survey: July-October, 2024
Awards announced: December 2024

Open: mid-July 2024
Deadline: June 25, 2025
BFC Public Survey: July-October, 2025
Awards announced: December 2025

Learn about the 2022 BFC Application Updates from our webinars:

Learn more about the Bicycle Friendly Community program.

Eligibility: Any municipality, county, census-designated place, military base, regional planning agency, or Indian Country can apply to the BFC program. Join the 500+ recognized Bicycle Friendly Communities today!

The Bicycle Friendly Community program is supported by Eco-Counter and League Members.