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If you last applied to the Bicycle Friendly America program before April 2016, you will need to create a new account to submit a renewal application.
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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.
(Next BFC submission deadline: June 25, 2024 at 11:59pm PT)
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Upcoming Submission Deadlines
Open: February 2023
Deadline: August 30, 2023 (now closed)
BFC Public Survey: September 8 - October 20, 2023
Awards announced: December 2023
UPDATED! Starting in 2024, there will only be one BFC submission deadline per year. Learn more here.
Open: September 2023 (Now open!)
Submission Deadline: June 25, 2024
BFC Public Survey: July-October, 2024
Awards announced: December 2024
Open: mid-July 2024
Deadline: June TBD, 2025
BFC Public Survey: July-October, 2025
Awards announced: December 2025
Learn about the 2022 BFC Application Updates from our webinars:
- General Overivew of 2022 BFC Application Updates
- Introduction to the BFC Program
- Deep-Dive into 2022 BFC Equity Updates
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!