Spartanburg is on the cusp of gaining full "Bicycle Friendly Community" status from the League of American Bicyclists.Watch out Davis, California. Spartanburg is coming after you.
Last year, the community received an honorable mention in its quest for the designation that's only been awarded to 60 communities, of the more than 140 communities that applied nationwide.
The honorable mention designation allowed Andy Clarke, executive director of the league, to meet with Spartanburg and the five other communities that received honorable mentions to explore what options they could take to give them a higher designation. (Read more.)
The League of American Bicyclists' Bicycle Friendly Community program has succeeded in motivating cities around the country to pursue needed improvements in bicycling infrastructure.
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