Bike commuting

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!

5 Ways to Fight the SOV-Backslide

We know that the most appealing commute modes in a post-shelter-in-place world will be ones that feel safe and separated from others. And although we hope that employees won’t opt to drive alone, we certainly understand the impulse to “steel” themselves against a scary and little-understood virus. However, there are ways to nudge employees to choose the healthy, socially-distanced option: Biking! See five ways employers can help fight the SOV backslide.

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!

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

Now — possibly more than any other time in recent history — is the best time to nudge people to use pedal-power. Check out our guide on strategies for shifting people to bikes during this time, including a Bikes Make Life Better video series.

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.

Get Women on Wheels at Your Workplace

Want more people to ride bikes for transportation? Start focusing your efforts on women! Women are the “indicator species” when it comes to adequate and safe bike infrastructure, and research shows that in places where more women ride, more people in general ride.

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.