Bike commuting

How Genentech Piloted Electric Cargo Bikes to Replace Vehicle Trips (And You Can Too)

We’ve all heard that work will be different from now on: Flexible schedules; a blend of onsite and work-from-home (WFH) days per week; or, in some cases, total annihilation of the physical office. And as transportation professionals, we’re all anxious to know how this new work frontier will affect the commute.

The Business Case for E-Bikes

We’ve all heard that work will be different from now on: Flexible schedules; a blend of onsite and work-from-home (WFH) days per week; or, in some cases, total annihilation of the physical office. And as transportation professionals, we’re all anxious to know how this new work frontier will affect the commute.

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!

Small Devices, Big Change: the state of micromobility

The bike boom is not slowing down and best-of-class bike parking solutions are becoming a competitive advantage. Fortunately, bike parking is a relatively small investment. Especially when you think of the astronomical cost of a parking space: typically $10,000 to $30,000 per space (see Donald Shoup’s groundbreaking book The High Cost of Free Parking for the thorough breakdown of cost factors). Then there’s the monthly maintenance cost per space — usually several hundred dollars.

Our Predictions for Bikes in 2022

We’ve all heard that work will be different from now on: Flexible schedules; a blend of onsite and work-from-home (WFH) days per week; or, in some cases, total annihilation of the physical office. And as transportation professionals, we’re all anxious to know how this new work frontier will affect the commute.

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.

Building with Bikes in Mind: Five Things To Know

The bike boom is not slowing down and best-of-class bike parking solutions are becoming a competitive advantage. Fortunately, bike parking is a relatively small investment. Especially when you think of the astronomical cost of a parking space: typically $10,000 to $30,000 per space (see Donald Shoup’s groundbreaking book The High Cost of Free Parking for the thorough breakdown of cost factors). Then there’s the monthly maintenance cost per space — usually several hundred dollars.

It's a Hybrid Work World; Where Do Bikes Fit?

We’ve all heard that work will be different from now on: Flexible schedules; a blend of onsite and work-from-home (WFH) days per week; or, in some cases, total annihilation of the physical office. And as transportation professionals, we’re all anxious to know how this new work frontier will affect the commute.

Would you go back to the office if your company provided an e-bike?

As tech companies look to lure workers back to office, some are offering incentives to make the daily commute a little more tolerable. That sometimes means making it easier to commute by bicycle or, increasingly, e-bike—a mode of transport that exploded during the pandemic.

Built for Bikes

During the pandemic, people turned to bikes – for recreation, for health, and for a safe way to get around. Slow streets have transformed cities across the country. Municipalities are improving bike infrastructure and requiring more bike parking. Bike sales and service are the highest they’ve been in years and e-bike sales are off the charts. This will have a positive impact on your commercial and mixed-use developments – if you plan for it now.