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Picking your favorite city for bicycling the USA TODAY way

USA Today knows that people like to read Top 10 lists, so it creates a lot of them. Currently, the newspaper’s Travel Section is running a reader response poll on the 10 Best U.S. Cycling Towns. Former pro cyclist George Hincapie was asked to nominate 20 cities to the list, and readers get to vote …

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The top 10 cities for bicycle commuting; how 70 biggest cities rank

More Americans than ever are saying that they commute to work by bicycle, according to recently released figures from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.

Shirtsleeve weather for Bike to Work DayAlthough the percentage is still low — 0.64% of all commuters in 2012 — the rate represents a 9.6% increase in just one year and a 50% increase if you go all the way back to 1990.

That 0.64% represents 864,883 bike commuters in 2012.

Policy makers, especially those in the top bicycle-commuting cities, should consider this when they appropriate money …

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