Riding to work is a great way to reduce your public transport costs and improve your overall health and fitness - and it's cheap! A major study on commuting and health published in the British Medical Journal in 2017 found that riding to work is associated with people almost halving their risk of developing heart disease (46% lower) and cancer (45% lower) compared with driving a car. Just riding some of the way and completing your journey on public transport could be a good way to start. Watch the below video on riding to work for a few quick tips to help you get started.
Cycling Brisbane has mapped a number of popular commuter rides across Brisbane to help you ride to the CBD within a 10 kilometre radius via Brisbane’s bicycle network. Find your most suitable ride.
You don’t need a fancy bike or bright lycra to ride to work, school or university. Give it a go and feel the benefits of active travel. Check out the video below to see the difference it can make.
When commuting by bike, it’s important to know where your most convenient end of trip facilities or bike racks are located. Find out more about bike parking and facilities across the city as well as how you can connect your ride with public transport.
Brisbane’s three main universities are well connected to the city’s bikeway network.
If you don’t have a bike or scooter, why not hire one and try your hand at e-wheeling? Find out more about e-wheeling in Brisbane.