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It’s almost September which means it’s Bike Commute Challenge time!
Every year, the Bicycle Transportation Alliance (BTA) organizes the Bike Commute Challenge to encourage more people to commute by bike. The challenge pits workplace against workplace to see who has the highest percentage of bike commutes during the month. In 2013, over 1,000 workplaces competed with over 10,000 riders biking 1.5 million miles.
Go to the BTA’s Bike Commute Challenge website to register and talk to your coworkers about forming a team!
How the Challenge works:
What counts as a “bike commute”?
Top things you can do to get ready for the challenge:
For more details, see tips 2-5 in our “7 ways to support and encourage your workplace bike commuter” blog post.
Guest post written by Mia Reback, Sustainability at Work intern.