Bicycles are Built for Commuting

Bikes are affordable, fun, fast, and efficient. Biking is good for the planet and it’s great for you! Stay fit on your way to work while taking in scenic views on some of Minnesota’s most enticing trails and parkways.

Biking across the Stone Arch Bridge in Minneapolis

Equip yourself with the basics. Visit a bike shop for gear, recommendations and expert tune-ups. You don’t have to spend much to get going.

  • Bike – old or new, owned or shared, road or city, geared, fixie or fattie, human-powered or electric, cargo bike or a trike!
  • Helmet – fitting comfortably snug and low across your forehead
  • Something for cargo – panniers, a basket or a backpack
  • Rechargeable headlight and a bright red taillight
  • Comfortable clothing and rain gear

No bike? No problem! Minneapolis and neighboring communities are home to plentiful bike resources including bikeshare. With FullCycle, you’ll be rolling sooner rather than later. If you’re new to biking and feel alone in this ride, rest assured you’re not. There are many organizations rooting for you – look here. Biking is for everyone!

Map your route to work (and play)

Ride Tracking Apps

Find secure bike parking

If you’re lucky your employer offers indoor bicycle storage. If not, check out downtown’s secure public bicycle parking. Ramp B offers a FREE Bike & Ride facility that is operated by Metro Transit. The Bike & Ride holds up to fifty bikes in this secure facility. Visit the Bike & Ride page to register.

Seasonal and long-term bike lockers can be rented here, or call the Ramp A office: (612) 343-PARK (7275) [email protected] Metro Transit also rents bike lockers at transit hubs throughout the Twin Cities . Many buildings offer secure bike lockers or rooms. Check with your employer or facilities manager.

Grab a shower

Showers and bathrooms are available to bicyclists in Ramp A and Ramp B on the west end of downtown.

Is your workplace bike friendly?

Employers in the know choose buildings with bicycle amenities, including secure bike racks and storage, overnight lockers and showers. Those without amenities can welcome cyclists by offering subsidies to nearby gyms or by outfitting their restrooms with storage and changing areas. All employers should offer bike benefits that mirror or surpass parking benefits, including breaks on health insurance premiums.

Active Transportation Programs

Check out the Active Transportation Programs for healthy and active ways to get around.

Move Minneapolis Customized Consultations

Move Minneapolis offers Customized Consultations for those who live, work, or visit downtown interested in trying sustainable trips – biking, walking, carpooling, transit, shared e-bikes/scooters. Schedule a free 15-minute virtual/phone transportation consultation session with Move Minneapolis staff Fridays between 9am and 3pm.

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What we do

Move Minneapolis is a leader in sustainable commuting. We help downtown Minneapolis employers maximize success and employee satisfaction while reducing drive-alone commutes. We guide building owners and managers in implementing world-class commuter amenities. And we advocate for commuters and residents who wish to live their green values every day.

Please join us in moving Minnesota in a new direction, one commuter at a time.

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Minneapolis, MN 55402

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