Riding to work

Riding your bike to work can be one of the easiest ways to fit exercise into your daily routine while increasing your health and saving money!

Cycling Wellington has a great list of FAQs around commuting, covering topics like route planning, weather, carrying gear and what to wear.

Encouraging cycling to and for work can help increase productivity, reduce sick leave and save in business travel costs. To read more information on the benefits of increasing the physical activity of employees, check out the NZ Well at Work website.

Here are some great resources and programmes available to help encourage active travel at your workplace.

Cycle Friendly Employer Guide

The Cycle Friendly Employer Guide is a resource that offers all you need to plan and implement cycle friendly programmes at your workplace

Get Your Workplace Moving Guide

There are a number of easy, free or cheap actions workplaces can put in place to promote sustainable transport options to their staff. Read about great initiatives from local businesses in the Get Your Workplace Moving Guide.

Active a2b

Active a2b is a free health and wellbeing programme run by Greater Wellington Regional Council and health partners to encourage employees to walk or cycle to work.

Spring to the Streets

Spring to the Street is a two week challenge where points are collected for using active modes, public transport or carpooling to get to work. There are lots of great prizes to win including overnight stays, tours and restaurant vouchers.