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Amsterdam most bicycle-friendly city in the world

Amsterdam most bicycle-friendly city in the world

Amsterdam is the most bicycle-friendly city in the world, according to the Copenhagenize Urban Cycling Index 2011 by Copenhagenize Consulting, an international consultancy specialising in bicycle planning, marketing and communications.

The Copenhagenize Index gives cities marks for their efforts - or lack thereof - towards reestablishing the bicycle as a feasible, accepted and practical form of transport.

80 major cities around the world were given points in 13 different categories including, but not limited to bicycle culture, facilities, infrastructure, perception of safety, politics, social acceptance and urban planning.

copenhagenize index bicycle friendly cities 2011

Top 20 cities
 Amsterdam
 Copenhagen
 Barcelona
 Tokyo
 Berlin
 Munich
 Paris
 Montreal
 Dublin
 Budapest
 Portland
 Guadalajara
 Hamburg
 Stockholm
 Helsinki
 London
 San Francisco
 Rio de Janeiro
 Vienna
 New York
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