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is a great commuting option that provides health
benefits, economic savings and is an environmentally
No matter what your age or athletic ability, biking
is a great form of exercise that can get you downtown.
Each time you bike to the store or work instead
of driving you save money, time spent on finding
a parking place, and you're able to park directly
in front of your destination at no cost!
employees find biking to work a money-saving,
convenient and healthy means of commuting to work.
There are many resources that can make your commute
easier and assist you in starting your own personal
plan to bike to work. Biking is also a great transportation
option for running errands in the middle of your
bicycle commutes are relatively short distances
(5-10 miles) and don't require strenuous physical
exertion so you can arrive to work looking fresh
and awake! If your commute is a longer distance
and you work downtown, you may want to put your
bike on the bus, use your go!pass for part of
the trip and bike the rest of the way.
City of Ann Arbor's Bicycle Program provides bike
locker rentals, bike rack sales, safety education
programs and bike path and facility maintenance
and development. Bicycle registration is required
in the City of Ann Arbor for everyone over 12
years of age. The registration cost is $2.50 and
bikes can be registered at local bike shops or
at the City Clerk's office. Contact Jane Kent,
the City's Bike Coordinator for more information
about biking events, safety and the City's bike