Micromobility: How to Integrate “Little Vehicles” Into Your Transportation Programs

Bikes Make Life Better has taken a deep dive into the realm of shared bicycles, scooters, and other small vehicles to understand their nuances and programmatic applications. Watch this Online Bike Forum where we discussed what’s happening with “little vehicles” right now, including use cases, types of systems, facilities, tech, policy, and how companies and universities are thinking about integrating micromobility into their transportation plans.

How PeopleForBikes is Helping Northwest Arkansas Employers Be Bike Friendly

Northwest Arkansas is on the path to becoming the most bike-friendly spot in the U.S. From the 250 miles of mountain biking trails in the region to the Razorback Regional Greenway, a 37.6 mile shared-use trail spanning three counties. NWA's latest play to boost bike-friendliness comes from PeopleForBikes, who recently launched a five-year Bike Business Innovation Program aimed at increasing the number of employees who bike to and from workplaces in Northwest Arkansas. Soon NWA will truly have it all when it comes to bikes!

How Google Kept Employees Riding and Grew its Global Bike Community During a Pandemic

We’re in a new era of hybrid work where homes double as offices and the daily commute seems like a relic. The need to broaden our bike programs and offerings has never been more clear. Luckily, we have an excellent example to follow: Over the past 18 months, Google managed to expand the scope of its bike program, encouraging Googlers to bike, whether they’re riding to work, riding for fun, or riding outside of the Bay Area company’s headquarters.

From Reticent to Regular Rider — Using a Behavior Change Model to Design Effective Bike Programs

We know from experience that no single class, incentive, or approach will motivate someone to shift from their car to a bike. That’s because behavior change is a process with distinct stages. So how do you know what interventions and programming will work?

How Rubrik Launched a Popular Electric Bike and Scooter Program

Bikes are generally hot ticket items right now, but electric bikes are seriously supercharged (sorry, we can’t help ourselves). Silicon Valley is catching on to the e-bike craze, and Rubrik was one of the first companies to launch its own e-bike loaner program, providing employees there with free electric bikes to use for their commutes or to get around during the day.

How Facebook’s Bike Program Shifted to 100% Virtual

Biking is rooted in the experiential, so how, then, do you create a bike program in the age of Zoom-every-which-thing? With smart innovations and a willingness to embrace technology, Facebook’s team of Bicycle Program Coordinators have found creative ways to engage employees, even when very few are commuting to the office.

How to Fight the SOV Backslide

COVID-19 has upended life as we know it, including our well-laid plans for Bike Month and Day. So what do we do now? Watch Bikes Make Life Better’s very own Anna Walters discuss how we can use these circumstances to our advantage and nudge people to use pedal-power!

New Bike Tech: Helping Employees Ride Using the “Social Network for Bikes”

COVID-19 has upended life as we know it, including our well-laid plans for Bike Month and Day. So what do we do now? Watch Bikes Make Life Better’s very own Anna Walters discuss how we can use these circumstances to our advantage and nudge people to use pedal-power!

Bike (Back) to Work: How to Motivate Employees to Ride Now and When Offices Re-Open

COVID-19 has upended life as we know it, including our well-laid plans for Bike Month and Day. So what do we do now? Watch Bikes Make Life Better’s very own Anna Walters discuss how we can use these circumstances to our advantage and nudge people to use pedal-power!

Strategies for Making Every Day Bike to Work Day

Heidi Speight, Workplace Specialist at Tableau in Seattle, harnesses the power of dedicated Bike Ambassadors to get hundreds of Seattle employees and hundreds more worldwide to ride on Bike to Work Day and during National Bike Month. Learn how she does it.

Building Bike Culture Through Infrastructure, Programs and Engagement

We just love LinkedIn’s Platinum-level bike program — from the sleek blue bikes employees use to hop between buildings to its innovative “Blue Line” bike pathway, recognized as best-in-class bike infrastructure by PeopleForBikes.

Rain or Shine: How Facebook Seattle Empowers Employees to Ride

Metro Seattle – and its large employers – have made a major commitment to getting employees out of their cars and onto bikes. Despite ongoing challenges like rain and construction throughout the city, the results are impressive. This Online Bike Forum shares proven tips and techniques to help you empower your employees to bike to work – rain or shine.

Motivating Stanford Research Park Employees to Bike Commute

Stanford Research Park is home to 150+ companies spread over 700 acres. Given their commitment to sustainable transportation, the Research Park has a robust bike program. Learn how they do it to engage more of your employees to drive less and ride more!

Incentivizing Clif Bar Employees to Ride

Why do people opt to drive their cars to work when the price of gas is high and the hours behind the wheel are many?

Changing the Commute Culture at Lyft

Why do people opt to drive their cars to work when the price of gas is high and the hours behind the wheel are many?

E-Bikes: A Bike Commuting Game Changer

This presentation with PeopleForBikes covers the basics of e-bikes, technical specs, safety, demographics, trends, e-bike definitions in state vehicle codes, and e-bike shares around the U.S.

How OHSU takes Portland’s Bike Friendliness to New Heights

John Landolfe from Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) talks with Amy Harcourt about how they’ve built a successful bike program around strong bike infrastructure, unique services, continuous outreach, consistent onboarding, financial incentives, and other cost-effective approaches.

Microsoft’s Bike Infrastructure: Overcoming Challenges Head On!

Learn how Microsoft has overcome challenges and exceeded its SOV targets at its Redmond WA corporate headquarters, with Transportation Manager Jeff Aumell.

Lessons Learned From Stanford: Award-Winning Bike Friendly Infrastructure

With Ariadne Scott, Bicycle Program Coordinator at Stanford Parking & Transportation Services

How to Build Bike Friendly Real Estate

Best-in-class bike facilities at 100 California: The transformation of a historic building, with Caroline Johns, Pembroke Real Estate