Bike to Work Week

2018 National Bike to Work Week is celebrated May 14 - 18 and National Bike to Work day is May 18! 

Commuting by bike in bike-friendly communities like Dubuque has grown by over 105% since 2000. Biking to work is fast, safe, cheap, and environmentally-friendly. The City of Dubuque makes it easy for you to make the trip by bike -- no matter where you're headed:  

REGISTER NOW for Bike to Work/School Week 2018

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Rack & Ride

All Jule buses are equipped with a bike rack on the front of the bus. Bike to the nearest stop and finish your trip on the bus with the convenience of the rack for your bike. During Bike to Work Week, passengers who use the bike rack ride the bus FREE! 

To learn more about using the bike rack, click here to view the "Rack & Ride" Flyer

Bicycle Parking & Storage

Free bike parking is available at the following parking ramp locations on a first-come-first-serve basis:

  • Intermodal Parking Ramp (351 E 9th Street)
  • Central Avenue Parking Ramp (975 Central Avenue)
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Bicycle Fix-It Station

A bicycle fix-it station is located in the Central Avenue Parking Ramp (975 Central Avenue). This station is free to use for all bicyclists!

2018 Bike to Work Week Dates & Festivities:

May 8, 2018: Bee Branch Bike Rodeo

May 9, 2018: National Bike to School Day

May 7 - 24, 2018: Free Bike Checkouts from the Bike Coop

May 14 - 18, 2018: Bike to Work Week 

May 17, 2018: Bike to Work Week Informal Ride (Hosted by the "The Coop")

May 18, 2018: Public Bike Maintenance Clinic & DubuqueFest Bike Valet

Click here for a full list of events to celebrate bike month

May is Bike Month

Need a reason to ride? Check out these stats:

  • The average person loses 13 lbs in the first year of commuting by bike.

  • More than 80% of bike commuters say they feel healthier and less stressed.

  • If the average person biked to work or shopping once every two weeks instead of driving, we could prevent the pollution of close to one billion gallons of gasoline from entering the atmosphere every year.

  • Bikes mean business: In the state of Iowa, bicyclists create a health savings of $87 million each year.

  • Average annual operating cost of a bicycle is $308 and annual operating cost of a car is $8,000. How will you spend the extra cash?