Employee engagement

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.

Top 10 Reasons to be Excited About the Future of Bikes for Transportation

Before the pandemic hit, we asked our staff: “What excites you most about the future of bikes for transportation?” Here are the top 10 reasons they cited, and we’re astounded by how true these ring now, buttressed by a global cycling boom.

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!

Top 10 Reasons to Ride

Here at Bikes Make Life Better, we’re still finding ways to celebrate our 10-year anniversary. Now more than ever is the perfect time to remember why we all chose to bike in the first place. See our top 10 reasons to ride relayed by our superstar staff.

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.