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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.

Apply to the BFC Program today!

Preview the 2024 BFC Application Questions here. (.docx)

Next Annual BFC submission deadline: June 25, 2024 at 11:59pm PT

Please contact bfa@bikeleague.org with any questions. 

    Upcoming Submission Deadlines

    Fall 2023
    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:


    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.