Save the date! Bike to Work Day is Friday, May 15, 2015.

May is Bike Month. GO by BIKE all month long as San Diego celebrates Bike Month! Commuters and employers will pledge to bike to work on May 15, when there will be pit stops throughout the region offering fun breaks for participants. Pledge to bike to work and join thousands of other bike riders as we attempt to log 25,000 miles – the equivalent of one trip around the world! 

iCommute Bike Month Mini-Grant Program. Thank you to all the organizations who applied for a Bike Month Mini-Grant. All funds have been allocated and the application period is now closed. We look forward to supporting the funded projects leading up to, during, and following Bike Month this year. 

GO by BIKE. With an average temperature of 71 degrees, the San Diego region is one of the best places in the country for people to commute on two wheels. By biking to work you can save money, reduce stress, get fit, and help the environment. The SANDAG Board of Directors has adopted Riding to 2050, the San Diego Regional Bike Plan. It outlines the vision for the regional bike network through 2050. Check out planned projects in your area at GObyBIKEsd.com

Get started today. iCommute has the information you need to get moving!

Bike lockers and secure bike parking. Register today and leave your bike in a secure location while you work. There are currently more than 60 locations at Trolley stations, all COASTER and SPRINTER stations, I-15 Rapid transit stations, and some Park & Ride lots as shown on the San Diego Regional Bike Map.

Most locations offer mechanical lockers, but more stations are featuring electronic bike lockers. Bike lockers can be accessed for a $25 key deposit and are available to commuters on a first-come, first-served basis. With a valid Compass Card you can access the new bike parking facility at the Sabre Springs/Peñasquitos Transit Station that features 20 lockable bike racks, a bike pump, and a repair workstation. 

Users are asked to log the locker’s use with a corresponding bike trip in the iCommute TripTracker tool. Sign up for an iCommute account and submit an online registration form to reserve secure bike parking, or be added to a waiting list. For details, see the Regional Bike Parking Program Agreement.

For more information, call 511 and say “biking” or email biking@sandag.org.

 

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