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Bike Commuting

The Zen of Electric Bike Commuting

Max Gladwell | Posted 08.14.2016 | Sports
Max Gladwell

Bike commuting is inherently good. It's good for the environment by reducing traffic congestion and pollution. It's good for the body by way of exercise and good for the mind by pumping more oxygen to the brain in preparation for the workday.

Measuring How America Rides: US Bicycling Participation Benchmarking Study

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 05.03.2015 | Impact
Tim Blumenthal

As we've grown, and as we've evaluated the progress of our key projects, we've often been frustrated by not being able to confidently answer two of the most basic bicycling questions: How many Americans ride bikes today? What are the key trends in participation?

I Ride a Bike to Work and Would Like Everyone to Know About It

Joe Cristalli | Posted 09.08.2014 | Comedy
Joe Cristalli

How was my weekend? Loaded question, but thanks for asking. I actually had a very relaxing weekend. Obviously I needed it. Why obviously? Oh, had you not heard? I bike to work now. Like, every day. Twice a day if you're being specific.

Kim Bellware

This Bag Just Destroyed The Last Excuse Not To Join Your City's Bikeshare | Kim Bellware | Posted 03.11.2014 | Small Business

CHICAGO -- As bike sharing programs expand across the nation, users have an easier way to get from Point A to Point B. The only problem is, their belo...

Could This Invention Change Everything About Commuting?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

The phrase “This changes everything” gets thrown around a lot, but in the sustainable commuting sphere, an invention out of New York by a group of...

Census: Bike Commuting On The Rise In Chicago

Posted 10.31.2013 | Chicago

Story by Ted Cox, courtesy DNAinfo Chicago: CHICAGO — The number of people who bike to work in the city jumped by about 2,300 cyclists, or 13.7 p...

Six Transportation Ideas For LA's Mayor Elect Eric Garcetti

Harris Silver | Posted 08.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Harris Silver

With LA having just elected a new Mayor, the timing feels right for putting out some transportation and planning ideas that can help make LA a more livable city.

Studies Suggest Bike Commuting One of Best Ways to Stay Healthy

Jay Walljasper | Posted 06.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Jay Walljasper

The key advantage of traveling by bike over working out at a fitness center is that most people find it easier to do. Instead of vying for scarce free time with many other fun and important things, exercise becomes something we do naturally as part of daily routine.

Cycling Into The New Year

Pure Adventures Travel | Posted 03.17.2013 | Travel
Pure Adventures Travel

We are two weeks into 2013 -- have you stuck to the New Year's Resolutions you made to be a better cyclist this year? Whether your bicycling bucket list includes a century ride in your neighborhood or an epic cycling tour in Italy, here are six ways to be a happier, healthier and sexier cyclist by making these New Year's Resolutions.

9 Notable New Yorkers Share Favorite NYC Bike Rides | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

In a two-wheeled state of mind, asked nine notable New Yorkers to share their favorite bike rides, and how they think the new bike share will change the city.

5 Lame Excuses For Not Riding Your Bike To Work ... And Their Solutions

Posted 04.17.2012 | Healthy Living

Spring's arrival means the growth of many things: plants, animals and a preponderance of people who are newly commuting by bicycle. And why not? I...

'Park To Pedal' Offers New Take On Bike Commuting

Posted 04.16.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Let me admit upfront that I don’t commute to work by bike. I walk. Upstairs. Telecommuting is one of ...

INFOGRAPHIC: 'How Bikes Can Save Us'

Posted 12.13.2011 | Green

Biking to work may be difficult for Americans who have long commutes and live in isolated areas, but there's a lot to be gained by leaving the car at ...

Biking to the Gates Foundation

Heidi Dietrich Mills | Posted 01.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Heidi Dietrich Mills

I picked up full time bike commuting again in the absolutely worst time of year. Fortunately, however, I'm lucky to have stellar cycling facilities at work that make commuting through the rain and dark a bit more tolerable.

National Bike Month Might Last All Year

Tim Blumenthal | Posted 07.25.2011 | Green
Tim Blumenthal

Bicycling to work or the store means not only taking responsibility for improving your health and saving money, but also helping your community and your nation.

11 Tips For Bike To Work Day

Posted 07.19.2011 | Green

From Bicycling Magazine: From fatter wallets to smaller waistlines, more Americans than ever are discovering the benefits of cycling to work: Accor...

Census: Boulder Is The Biking-est City In The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The U.S. Census Bureau released the results this week of its American Community Survey, which tracks a vast array of data on cultural and economic con...

Urban Biking Safety Tips: Commute Safely

GOOD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Plenty of people--including us--will gladly tell you to get out of your car, and get on a bike: You'll winnow your carbon footprint to a baby step; yo...