How does Boise rank for being bicycle friendly?
With the Boise Greenbelt, increasing numbers of bike lanes and abundant mountain biking in the foothills, I think anyone that lives in Boise would say, "Yes, Boise is Bike friendly". Yet, in a newly released city rankings by People for Bikes, Boise only ranked with a network score of 13 out of 100.
The way cities are ranked is a bit confusing. Below are some of the areas that are taken into consideration when ranking a city for bike friendliness.
However, in the "Community Score", Boise came in with much better numbers and a combined score of 66 out of 100 for the categories below.
You can read more about "Boise Bicycle Friendliness" on People For Bikes.
After you look at the rankings, come back here and share your thoughts about cycling in Boise.