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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.

The Spring 2023 BFC Application is now closed for submissions.

The Fall 2023 Application is Now Open!

(Next BFC submission deadline: August 30, 2023 at 11:59pm PT) 

Learn about the 2022 BFC Updates from our recent webinars:

Submission Deadlines

The Spring 2023 submission deadline will be February 15, 2023, with BFC awards announced in May 2023.

The Fall 2023 BFC submission deadline was August 30, 2023, with BFC awards announced in December 2023.

*All current BFCs who were up for renewal in 2022 are welcome to either apply in the Fall 2022 round, before September 29th, or in the Spring 2023 application round instead, with no lapse in their current award status.* 



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 480+ recognized Bicycle Friendly Communities today!

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