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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 BFC Application is Open For Submissions!
(Next BFC submission deadline: August 30, 2023 at 11:59pm PT)
Upcoming Submission Deadlines
Open: February 2023
Deadline: August 30, 2023
Awards announced: December 2023
2024 – UPDATED!
Starting in 2024, there will only be one BFC submission deadline per year.
Open: September 2023
Deadline: June 25, 2024
Awards announced: December 2024
Learn about the 2022 BFC Updates from our webinars:
- General Overivew of 2022 BFC Application Updates
- Introduction to the BFC Program
- Deep-Dive into 2022 BFC Equity Updates
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.