D.C. is not the worst place in the world to bike.

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D.C. is Ranked Number 4 Bicycling City in the U.S.

May 23, 2019

The District isn't the worst place in the world to be a bike rider. It's actually close to one of the best in the country, according to a report conducted by COYA, a European insurance company.

Washington, D.C. ranked number 4 and 52 internationally.

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The District is only trailing behind San Francisco, Portland and Seattle in the United States.

The index takes into account bicycle usage, safety, infrastructure and cycling accidents and fatalities.

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“We decided to investigate which cities around the world are improving their overall cycling conditions, as well as encouraging bicycle-usage as a healthy, sustainable mode of transport," the index states.

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