Posts tagged with 'Bike to Work'
Employers play an important role in creating the incentives and infrastructure to encourage employees to use sustainable transport. Photo by Dylan Passmore/Flickr.
Seven ways to encourage sustainable commuting in your workplace
Car-oriented cities have a number of costs for citizens’ health and well-being. Up to 75% of urban air pollution is caused by motor vehicle fuel combustion, and in 2012, 3.7 million premature deaths were linked to outdoor air pollution. Numerous studies have ...
Friday Fun: 589 reasons to bicycle to work
Friday Fun: 589 reasons to bicycle to work
There are many reasons to commute to work by bicycle. One commuter, Tim Goldby, recently demonstrated a great reason: it is often faster to commute by bicycle than by car. You can watch as Goldby zooms by 589 cars on ...
TheCityFix Picks, May 20: Harnessing Commuter Energy, Hawaiian Smart Grid, Mobile Devices as Metro Tickets
TheCityFix Picks, May 20: Harnessing Commuter Energy, Hawaiian Smart Grid, Mobile Devices as Metro Tickets
Welcome back to TheCityFix Picks, our series highlighting the newsy and noteworthy of the past week. Each Friday, we’ll run down the headlines falling under TheCityFix’s five themes: mobility, quality of life, environment, public space, and technology and innovation. Mobility ...
Bike to (and from) Work Day 2011
Bike to (and from) Work Day 2011
It’s still not too late to participate in Bike to Work Day. Some of the pit stops for bike commuters in Washington, D.C., in neighborhoods like Columbia Heights, will still be offering a local mix of food, drinks, entertainment, dynamic ...
Ride Your Bike to Work in May
Ride Your Bike to Work in May
May is National Bike Month. Within Bike Month, the week of May 16-20 is designated as “Bike to Work” week, and Friday, May 20 is “Bike to Work” day. There are many events happening around the nation to promote this ...
Rainy Day Blues? Tips for Riding in the Rain
Rainy Day Blues? Tips for Riding in the Rain
Many of you likely found yourself in a familiar dilemma this morning when you opened your door to leave: Do you bike to work in the rain, and risk arriving wet and grimy? Or do you find another mode of ...