Provo Awarded Bronze Bike Friendly Community Status; Boise Moves to Silver

By Charles Pekow Provo Utah officially gained a new Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC). And Idaho retained two previous ones, with one moving up a notch from bronze to silver. The announcements came in October in the biannual BFC awards given by the League of American Bicyclists. The League takes applications from communities around the country […]

Utah’s Saturday Cycles Wins 2012 Silver Bicycle Friendly Business Award; Boise’s Ada County Highway District and Idaho Mountain Touring Also Take Silver

The folks in the Boise area sure know how to get credit for improving bicycling conditions in their community. They are winning incredible recognition from the League of American Bicyclists (LAB) Bicycle Friendly America programs. Not only was Boise State University not satisfied with its bronze medal won last year (the fourth highest ranking) that it reapplied and moved a notch above and won silver ranking this year (see May 2012 issue) but two other employers in the area won Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) awards in the spring announcement.