AND HOW DO YOU BECOME ONE?
A: A Bicycle Mayor is an influential advocate for cycling and sustainable transportation in their city or region. Their main goal is to promote cycling as a viable and desirable means of transportation for the general population.
A: The first officially recognized Bicycle Mayor was Anna Luten in Amsterdam. She became the Bicycle Mayor of the city in 2016.
Riding a bike is something that everyone can do, and it’s something that everyone should at least try. It gives you this sense of freedom.
Anna Luten, The World’s First Bicycle Mayor
A: Bicycle Mayors do various things to promote cycling culture, both within their communities and through a global network. They engage with local residents and collaborate with city officials.
A: Over 100 cities worldwide have Bicycle Mayors, from Dublin to Bengaluru, and the number continually expands. What started in 2016 in Amsterdam has rapidly become a global network, encouraging cycling worldwide.
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