A national bicycling group is giving
Maine high marks as a bicycle-friendly state.
In its first state-by-state ranking, the League of American
Bicyclists rated Maine as the sixth-friendliest state for
bicyclists. The list, released this month, is based on 70 factors
in areas such as infrastructure, legislation and education.
Washington, Wisconsin and Arizona were rated as the top three
states, with West Virginia, Georgia and Alabama taking up the rear.
The League of American Bicyclists is based in Washington, D.C.,
and has a membership of 40,000 individuals and 600 affiliated