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BICYCLE COMMUTING

Bicycle commuting is a healthy way to bypass traffic, save on gas, and makes parking a breeze with no harm to the environment. Move Minneapolis can help you plan your bicycle commute. Minneapolis is known for its year-round bicycle commuters.

Watch our Zap Twin Cities video here!

ZAP TWIN CITIES – Rewards Bicycle Commuting!
ZAP tag your bicycle and track positive performance, encourage a healthier lifestyle, and earn rewards for bicycle commuting. This FREE incentive program measures progress that participants can follow on a dashboard to easily monitor:
• Days commuted by bicycle
• Miles biked to and from work
• Reduction in CO2 emissions
• Estimated calories burned
• Estimated gallons of gas saved
ZAP commuters are rewarded with monthly prize drawings as an extra incentive for riding to work. Join ZAP Twin Cities; get tagged, get ZAPPED, get rewarded!

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Bike Route Maps

Find the best route for your bicycle commute or look at some new routes to keep your ride fresh. Hennepin County boasts 651 miles of bike trails and on-street bike lanes – plenty to explore! These route maps from across the metro area are a great start to planning your bicycle commute or weekend excursion.

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BIKE EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Our Streets Minneapolis (formerly known as Mpls Bike Coalition) can help beginners start biking or teach a seasoned rider the finer points of bicycle maintenance. Our Streets Minneapolis offers courses on bike safety and maintenance.

Bike Programs

BIKE LOCKERS, REPAIR STATIONS, AND TRANSIT

Minneapolis offers bike storage, lockers, and shower facilities for a small fee. Similar amenities are offered by many employers and property managers. Simple bike repair stands with tools and air pumps are available for free to the public at over a dozen locations within a mile of downtown. Extend your bicycle commute to greater distances by bringing your bike onto a bus or train. Pedal one-way or part of the way by combining transit into your commute.

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BIKE SHARING: NICE RIDE

Need to get across downtown for an afternoon meeting? Looking to get outside and relieve some stress during a lunch break? Haven’t had a bike in years but want to start riding again? Try Nice Ride bike-sharing, a short-term bike rental that gives you a low-cost option to ride all over the city. The neon green bikes are available from over 180 automated bike kiosks.

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