Learn how to:
- Measure current ridership and set goals for the future
- Develop policies and plans that support cycling goals
- Modify worksite infrastructure to facilitate and encourage cycling
- Implement outreach and education programs to support new riders
- Build a fun and inclusive workplace bicycle culture
Read more about what BizCycle certified workplaces are doing to supoort bicycling. If your workplace is already implementing many of these best practices—you might be ready
to apply for BizCycle Certification.
Bicycling makes good business sense. The numbers speak for themselves:
Unplanned absences cost companies approximately 6% of payroll , but regular bike commuters take 1.4 fewer sick days per year than typical employees.
Many employers will experience a 5.5 % increase in health care costs in 2013; however, employers with bike commuting programs can expect a decrease in health costs.
According to a survey of 4,000 workers, 25% of drivers reported that their productivity is negatively affected by the stress of their commute, compared to 0% of cyclists.
New underground car parking in Seattle costs about $30,000 per stall. Approximately 20 bicycles can be parked in 1 car parking stall.