Do you ride your bike to work? If so, you have helped put Bellingham on the map as a bike commuting kind of place. According to census data, Bellingham is #10 in the country on the list of cities with the highest rates of bike commuting.
An analysis of data released from the American Community Survey, an ongoing study of economic and cultural conditions conducted by the Census Bureau, found that more than 2,099 people in Bellingham bike to work on a regular basis. That’s 5.2% for those of you who prefer to think in percentages.
Bellingham was the only city in Washington to make the list, so good work Bellinghamsters!
In case you’re wondering about the other 9 cities: