Tread Lighter, Get There Happier.

The ecological footprint of the average automobile commuter is 1,442 square miles. That’s larger than the cities of Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento — combined. An adult bike commuter has less than 10% of the environmental impact.

Bike Month

A local tradition in Santa Cruz, Bike Month happens once a year with annual turnouts of 10,000+ riders. Our county’s commitment to cycling clearly demonstrates: more bikes on the road means more livable, healthy, and sustainable communities.

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Bike Month By the Numbers

1,974

Total participants in Bike Month within the Santa Cruz County

34,820

Pounds of carbon emissions reduced from automobile use

78

Professional organizations participated in Bike Month

Bike to Work Day

A local tradition in Santa Cruz, Bike to Work Day now happens twice a year, with annual turnouts of 10,000+ riders. Our county’s commitment to cycling clearly demonstrates: more bikes on the road means more livable, healthy, and sustainable communities.

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Employer
Transportation
Services

We offer new options for 21st Century commuters. Ecology Action works with local businesses to provide employees incentives for alternative transportation: carpool and rideshare info, Zipcar membership, emergency rides home, and 0% bike loans.