Getting to Work by Bike

Is your commute to work starting to drive you crazy? Maybe it's time you traded in your car keys for your bike helmet.

Not only will you be doing your body and the environment a service by commuting by bike but the Bicycle Commuter Act can help get you a few extra dollars too.

Commuter Challenge
National Bike to Work Week is recognized every year during the month of May, which is also National Bike Month. Sign up for the Montana Commuter Challenge and log your bike, walk, or bus trips during the month of May!

Tips for Commuting by Bike
Bike Commuting Resources
  • Always wear your helmet
Commuting 101
  • Invest in a high quality U-shaped bike lock
Commuting by Bicycle Magazine
  • Take the time to learn basic mechanic skills
League of American Bicyclists Commuting Guide
  • Plan your route ahead of time and do a test ride on the weekend

  • If commuting early morning or late at night make sure your bike is equipped with lights
  • Check with coworkers to see if anyone lives along your route that you could commute with
  • Pack extra clothes with you at the beginning of the week and leave them at your office

User Groups
Getting Around
Secure Storage
Bicycles and Business
Families on Bikes
Getting to School
Seniors on a Roll
Women in Motion
Facilities and Markings
Routes and Maps
Tips for Traveling
Traveling on Foot
Billings 2011 Bike Plan
BMVPhone: AmeriCorps VISTA
Complete Streets Policy
Additional Resources
Bicycle Parking
Bicycle Security

These pages made in conjunction with

Bike Commuting Data