Some large companies have prioritized cycling and have dedicated on-site bike shops. While that’s amazing for employees who need a bike, a bike repair or help with their commute, most employers simply don’t have the physical space. But, no worries! There are creative ways to offer bike services without having a permanent real estate for it. Here are our favorites.
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These days, big data is the holy grail for so many industries, and the transportation field is no exception. When fitness tracking app Strava released its “Global Heatmap,” it got so many calls from planners and activists that it packaged the data and now sells it as “Strava Metro.” Currently, 125 organizations around the world […]
Meet the team behind Bikes Make Life Better and a sneak peak of our work.
Learn how Microsoft has overcome challenges and exceeded its SOV targets at its Redmond WA corporate headquarters, with Transportation Manager Jeff Aumell.
Meet Jeff. He’s a 25-year old engineer who works long hours shaping the future of technology. He doesn’t own a car, but has four bicycles. He rides one to work, two on the weekends and keeps the fourth because he won it in a bet. Jeff’s neighbor is Leanne. She’s 31, a financial analyst, married […]
By many accounts, 2016 was a challenging year—one that political pundits and social commentators will likely talk about for ages to come. But in spite of global turmoil, political upsets, and general uncertainty, we believe 2017 is shaping up to be a great year for bike commuting! Here are our predictions of what we’ll see […]
We’re seeing the dawning of a new age of the bicycle, where bike rooms, bike amenities and comprehensive end-of-trip bike facilities are now standard issue in the Bay Area.
Whether employees at your company need to get around a congested city or you need to cut down on car trips to your corporate campus, we’ve got a bike (program) that can help!
Being bike friendly has moved from a nice idea to an important and valuable sustainable business strategy. Read our best practices and ideas to find out where to get started.
With Ariadne Scott, Bicycle Program Coordinator at Stanford Parking & Transportation Services