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Sustainability Story

Love to Ride is encouraging Madison residents to come together and celebrate biking by challenging residents to bike more. Teams compete from September 12th to October 7th to see how many miles they can ride. New riders and biking to work is strongly encouraged! Don't let team size discourage you, there are different classes for many team sizes!

Have a story about how you, an organization, or the community has addressed childhood asthma that you want to share? Please visit our Siftr page and share it!

What can you do?

Sustain Dane put together a great resource to compare the costs of different forms of transportation and has a guide to help you decide the best ride.

View the City of Madison's Active Living Index to see how commutable the area you live in is compared to other neighborhoods. How suited is your neighborhood to walking or biking?

Worried about biking in the city? Unsure how to get started? This 4 minute video provides tips on how to safely bike in cities, including how to travel on roads and signal to make turns.

Download Google Maps and use it to see train and bus departures in real time, a great way to easily incorporate public transit into your commute! If you are unsure how it works, visit this how to guide detailing how it works.

Talk with coworkers and try to find out if carpooling is possible. Does the company you work for have a carpooling program? If not, you can use these tips to try and start one.

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