Biking to work, school, and other destinations is a safe, fun, accessible and environmentally friendly alternative to driving. Biking can help you bypass traffic jams and competitive parking lots, and give you direct access to transit and other important destinations in your daily routine. In addition to reducing your environmental footprint, bicycling is an excellent form of cardiovascular activity, making it an incredibly healthy way to get around!
More recently - as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic - The bicycle has proven itself a resilient, and desirable mobility option as New Yorkers across the state turned to cycling as both a means of social distancing and a practical alternative to more crowded transit options.
The page below contains a wealth of information for potential cyclists, including Key Safety tips, Bike Commuting Basics, Multimodal Integration Opportunities, Micromobility (like bikeshare) opportunities and regional resources from across New York State.