Cast Your Vote for the Best Picture of Car-Free Kiddies in Cities

Are cities good places for children?

The hundreds of beautiful photos you all sent in to our Kiddies + Cities Photo Contest, co-sponsored by the Alliance for Biking & Walking, testify that the answer to that question is “yes.” The vibrancy and diversity in cities make them fertile ground for children’s sponge-like minds and boundless energy. And what better way is there to model healthy, active living for your kids than to walk, bike, and explore the city with them outside the confines of a car?

Now we need your help. We couldn’t pick just two winners, so please help us out by voting for your favorite picture. The top two vote-getters will win free Breezer bikes! (Click any photo to enlarge.)

Polls close at 5:00 p.m. next Monday, October 7 and our winners will be announced the next day.

Fountains at Millennium Park, Chicago. Photo by Andrew Nothstine
Getting ready, Atlanta. Photo by Steve Rushing

Kidical Mass, San Luis Obispo, California. Photo by Barry Lewis
Onderwater Tandem to School, New York City. Photo by Doug Gordon
New rider, 3-year-old Isabelle Cowan, intensely focused on rippin' up some puddles in Washington Park, Denver, Colorado. Photo by Dave Cowan
Conversations, New York City. Photo by Liz Patek
Kristin, Aurora, and Embry ride their bikes to and from work every day, as seen here coming home for the evening along the W&OD trail in Herndon, Virginia. Photo by Brian W. Knight
Waiting for taxi near Union Square, Manhattan. Photo by Andrew Nothstine
Mother and child crossing the street at Orenco Station in Hillsboro, Oregon, during an American Planning Association tour of the award-winning mixed-use development. Photo by Derek Severson

Cast your vote!

  • Isabelle. Photo by Dave Cowan (41%, 259 Votes)
  • Onderwater Tandem to School, New York City. Photo by Doug Gordon (26%, 165 Votes)
  • Conversations, New York City. Photo by Liz Patek (15%, 93 Votes)
  • Kristin, Aurora, and Embry riding the W&OD trail in Herndon, VA. Photo by Brian W. Knight (5%, 33 Votes)
  • Fountains at Millennium Park, Chicago. Photo by Andrew Nothstine (5%, 30 Votes)
  • Kidical Mass. Photo by Barry Lewis (4%, 23 Votes)
  • Getting ready, Atlanta. Photo by Michelle J. Marcus Rushing (3%, 17 Votes)
  • Mother and child crossing the street at Orenco Station in Hillsboro, Oregon. Photo by Derek Severson (2%, 15 Votes)
  • Waiting for taxi, near Union Square, Manhattan. Photo by Andrew Nothstine (1%, 4 Votes)

Total Voters: 639

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