GO Santa Cruz: Bike Commuting 101 Virtual Workshop
NEW Free Bike Commuting 101 Workshop
Wednesday, June 16th
Noon – 1pm via Zoom
Free helmets and lights for attendees*
Are you ready to take your commute to the next level? Learn from the experts about bike commuting essentials including hauling gear, what to look for in a solid commuting bike, riding while “business casual,” rush hour rules of the road, and more. Join Ecology Action and GO Santa Cruz for this NEW workshop!
As Santa Cruz County expands its network of protected bike lanes and paths, now is the perfect time to explore commuting by bike. For those commuting and those starting to transition from WFH, this is a great time to explore commuting via bike. With the right preparation, adding biking to your commute options can be a breeze. Staff from Ecology Action will share the need-to-knows of bike commuting, trouble-shoot your commute and after-work errands, and help cyclists of all levels plan for a safe and satisfying ride.
The workshop is interactive and will cover:
- The benefits of a commute by bike
- What to look for in a commuting bike
- Hauling gear and managing your exertion
- How to ride safely and confidently during rush hour
- Expert trip planning and low-traffic routes to downtown
- Testimonials and tips from local bike commuters
- How to pick the right lights
- eBikes and your commute
FREE BIKE LIGHTS AND HELMETS FOR ALL DOWNTOWN ATTENDEES*
For more information on the GO Santa Cruz program and available benefits, visit cityofsantacruz.com/gosantacruz.
This free workshop is offered to all downtown Santa Cruz employees as part of GO Santa Cruz, a transportation program that provides downtown employees with commute alternatives to single-occupant car trips.
*must be an employee of a business in the Downtown Santa Cruz Parking District and enrolled in Go SC on https://my.cruz511.org/s/gosantacruz