bikeable

adjective bike·able \ ˈbī-kə-bəl \
variants: or less commonly bikable play \ˈbī-kə-bəl\

Definition of bikeable

1 : suitable or fit for biking
  • America's capital is gaining a reputation as a bikeable city …
  • —John KellyWashington Post5 May 2011
  • At the same time, we are making historic investments in high-speed rail, transit, and walkable, bikeable streets so that people can choose to drive less …
  • —Ray LaHoodSt. Louis Post-Dispatch19 Apr. 2011
2 : capable of being traversed by biking
  • … half the working population in the country commutes 5 or fewer miles—an easily bikeable distance—to work.
  • Union Leader (Manchester, New Hampshire)9 May 2008
  • … the downtown Riverwalk will be bikable, and some change has come, like a bike lane added to busy Nebraska Avenue.
  • —Sue CarltonSt. Petersburg (Florida) Times17 Sept. 2010
  • You likely have a few places you frequent that are well within bikable distance.
  • —Selene YeagerRide Your Way Lean2010

bikeability

\ˌbī-kə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
    • … he wants to make his city a national leader in bikeability.
    • —Brian FiskeBicyclingJune 2008

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First Known Use of bikeable

1896


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