Davis California: Bicycle Capital of the USA - photo courtesy of Flickr user Jirka Matousek

The Bicycle Capital of the USA

There’s a small town in California, where… “if you squint you could be in the Netherlands.”

That’s because, like in the Netherlands, bikes are everywhere:

“In most American cities, the modal share for cycling struggles to reach 2%; in Davis it’s 20%. That’s well on the bike path to 25%, the average modal share for cycling in the Netherlands.”

But it looks like Davis, CA is about to lose its title as “the bicycle capital of America,” as Boulder Colorado is snapping at its wheels.

Read full article at The Guardian: Davis, California, the American City Which Fell in Love with the Bicycle

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