Bicycle commuting is good
business for you and your employees. It reduces the number of
automobile trips to and from work while promoting clean air,
easing congestion and creating more livable communities.
Creating a "Friendly
Facility" is a step towards encouraging your employees to
commute by bicycle. Your facility should include showers,
lockers, covered-secure bike parking, and safety information.
Providing a flexible work schedule and a guaranteed ride home
program are other great ways to make cycling easier for your
Every UTA bus is equipped with a
bicycle rack and bicycles are allowed on the TRAX trains.
Employees can bicycle to the bus stop, TRAX station, or park and
ride and combine the benefits of cycling with the convenience of
As you encourage employees to
commute by bicycle, several important rules of the road should
- Always wear a helmet.
- Always ride with the direction
- Obey all traffic signs and
- Yield to pedestrians,
especially if riding on side walks (not legal in the central
business district in Salt Lake City.)
- Use the correct signals.
Many cities have detailed bicycle
maps showing the best cycling routes.
Bicycle commuting is a great way
to get to work. Its efficient, enjoyable, economical, healthy,
and its good for the environment.