For the past 25 years, the Active Transportation Alliance has encouraged new bike commuters to get out and ride through the Bike Commuter Challenge.
The challenge promotes bike commuting as an easy, fun and environmentally-friendly activity.
Throughout the challenge’s history, it’s been the job of our team leaders – our bike commuting evangelists – to create and recruit teams at their places of employment.
Thanks to team leaders’ enthusiastic efforts, new records get racked up nearly every year.
Check out these 2016 Bike Commuter Challenge fun facts:
1,628 new participants
16,906 trips were made
96,735 miles were biked
94,800 lbs of CO2 were saved
4,740,026 calories were burned
Most miles biked by a single...