Skip to content
CityLab
Transportation

Bicycle People: Speak Your Mind

A new survey wants city dwellers on two wheels to add their two cents about cycling infrastructure and culture.
relates to Bicycle People: Speak Your Mind
Jim Young/Reuters

If you‘ve ever wanted to bolster your city’s bona fides as a Bike Utopia, yell about the stupidity of sharrows or the awesomeness of cycle tracks, or otherwise speak your mind on bicycle-related issues, this is for you.

The bicycling advocacy group PeopleForBikes has launched a community survey asking Americans to sound-off on the cycling infrastructure and culture in their cities. The survey runs for eight weeks (from February 14 through April 15), with the aim of generating a city ranking in fall 2017 called PlacesForBikes.

The survey asks questions about the safety, convenience, and civic support cyclists enjoy in their towns. Do motorists and cyclists get along? Do you feel safe riding a bike? Does biking partner effectively with public transit? Are there bike-to-work days?