First “Bicycle friendly” High school

College campuses are prime for cycling thanks to bike share systems, high population densities, streets closed to personal vehicles, and flexible commuting schedules, among other factors. But high school campuses? They’re not exactly known for their acres of bike parking and elite cliques of spandex-clad “cool kids.”

In ultra bike-friendly Fort Collins, Colorado, one high school is working to override the mindset that cars are the only ticket to teenage freedom. This year, Fort Collins High School became the first and only high school in the US to achieve the League of American Bicyclist’s coveted Bike-Friendly Business status—which is like a junior version of the League’s Bicycle Friendly University designation awarded to institutions of higher education.

Read the entire story from Bicycling.

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