Serving as the southern terminus of one of the longest linear parks in the United States, it’s no surprise to see St. Petersburg rack up bike-friendly accolades.
St. Pete is joined by a collection of major metropolitan cities, including Boston, Chicago, New York City and Washington DC, on the list of biking-hubs that all ‘feature an abundance of great rental shops, municipal bike racks, exciting trails, and dedicated bike lanes.’
Designated a bronze-level ‘Bicycle Friendly City’ by the League of American Bicyclists since 2006, the city is striving to elevate that status by providing more bike parking and connecting recreational trails and street lanes.
The story goes on to mention St. Pete’s soon-to-launch myBike sharing program, the 35 miles of bike trails and 75 miles of on-street bike lanes and the 47 mile stretch from St. Petersburg to Tarpon Springs better known as the Pinellas Trail.
ShermansTravel.com first broke the news on their popular site on March 21, with subsequent placements in their e-newsletter and on HuffingtonPost.com. To read the full recap from ShermansTravel.com, click here.
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