Get rewards for biking and walking
Biking is an active and healthy way to commute that saves you money, positively impacts the environment and is way more fun than driving! If you live within 15 miles of work, bike commuting is very practical. All you need to get started ~ a bike, helmet and a lock. It’s easy and F.U.N.
Biking during COVID-19
Our partner, LocalMotion, has provided alot of helpful information about safe biking in COVID times, along with updates on their bike rental program and other bike services.
Check out their website to learn more.
Benefits of biking
- saves money
- saves time
- good for the enviroment
- promotes healthy lifesytle
- reduces traffic congestion
- strengthens communities and quality of life
Resources for bike commuting
Plan your commute
CATMA provides education and additional resources on bike commuting, contact us and we’ll help. Local Motion provides a great resource called Trail Finder. Google Transit is also a great way to plan your bike commute.
Bikeshare is ideal for short point-to-point, 30 minute trips or less, and provides great connections to bus service and other last miles needs. CATMA is excited to offer discounted annual membership plans in partnership with our business members! http://greenridebikeshare.com/
If you are a customer of The Burlington Electric Department or Green Mountain Power, you are eligible for a $200 rebate on an e-bike purchase or converstion kit!
Burlington Electric Department. https://www.burlingtonelectric.com/ebike
Green Mountain Power. https://greenmountainpower.com/ebike-rebate-terms-conditions/
Back Racks & Showers
Access to safe and coneivenet bike racks is essential to bike commuting. Check with your employer about secure bike parking and showers or lockers for a more pratciacal commuting expereince. Comming soon is a Bike Rack Map of facilities within the city of Burlington, including CATMA Members. Contact us about showers and locker locations at your worksite.
Bikes on the Bus
All GMT buses are equipped with easy to use bike racks, which hold 2 bikes. Learn more and a step by step guide to getting your bike on the bus.
Bike Gear & Repair
Check out this guide on what to wear and how to ride from our friends at Active Transportation Alliance.
Visit our friends at Skirack, Old Spokes Home & Bike Recycle Vermont, Outdoor Gear Exchange, NorthStar Sports and Earls Cyclery & Fitness for bikes, commuter equirment and repairs. Check out the newest addition to our community Cowbell Mobile Bike Shop, perfoming bike reapris at your doorstep.
Discounts for biking throughout VT and the US. Get a Bicycle Benefits Sticker, Put it on Your Helmet, Bike It and Save! You can buy helmet stickers through CATMA or any participating business. bicyclebenefits.org
Located in Burlington and Winooski, Go! Stations, bring together transit, carsharing and secure, keyless bike parking in one covenient location. Make your trips by bus, bike, foot and carshare even easier, check out a Go! Station near you!