Ask ten different bicycle commuters why they choose the mode of transportation and you’ll likely get ten different answers. It boils down to a personal decision and no one reason is better than the next. I’ve found the toughest part of bike commuting to be making it the norm, a routine if you will. If you don’t commute by bike regularly, the very prospect of ditching the car each morning can be very daunting.
Dave Schlabowske, the bicycle and pedestrian coordinator for the City of Milwaukee, WI, recently did a guest spot for our Summer newsletter that’s very informative. While there’s a massive amount of info out there, this is one of my favorites.