Denver tops another list, bikeability

There are only three other U.S. cities with more bike-friendly downtowns than Denver, according to a new report.

Denver ranks No. 4 nationally in a ranking of the 10 most bikeable downtowns in the nation among cities with populations over 500,000.

That’s according to Seattle online real estate company Redfin, which said it used bike rankings from its Walk Score subsidiary, which it bought in 2014.

The Bike Score rankings use four criteria to come up with a ranking of between 1-100, including: Bike lanes; hills; destinations and road connectivity; and share of local workers’ commutes traveled by bicycle.

Downtown Denver’s Bike score was 92.6. Only Center City West in Philadelphia (96.4), El Presidio in Tucson (95.8) and downtown Austin (93.4) had higher Bike Score rankings than Denver.

“We have many clients who have relocated to Denver, in part, for its bikeability,” said Redfin agent Megan Leddy, in a statement.

Original article here from DBJ.

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