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Oregon is one of the most bike-friendly cities in the US and the number of bike commuters are growing massively. Instead of just riding to work, the Oregon residents use their bike for other daily transportation. Families take their kids to the grocery store on bikes with big cargo baskets.
Behind Portland, there are San Francisco in the second place and Seattle in the third. Just less than 3 percent of San Francisco employees cycled to work in 2010, an increase of 0.70 percent from 2006, meanwhile, just a few points behind Oregon was Seattle, with 2.80 percent of its 339,000 work force cycling to work in 2010.
To create this list, Bloomberg Rankings used data from the U.S. Census to identify cities with more than 250,000 workers in 2010. Bloomberg ranked 31 cities by the percentage of workers who ride a bicycle to work, and then subtracted the percentage of bikers in 2006 to come up with the percentage-point change over time. The ranking displays the top 25 based on percent of workers who bike to work
To see in what position your city is, view the entire Bloomberg Rankings Biking to Work list here