- Plan your route using a bicycle map of your community, if available.
- Ride on streets with bike lanes and enough room to ride outside of the “door zone” when riding alongside parallel parked cars.
- Consider riding on residential streets when starting out, even if they take you a bit out of the way.
- Cross major streets at traffic signals.
Want to learn more? Active Trans members can sign up for our Safe Cycling Class for only $15 (nonmember fee is $50). You can also print out our Everyday Biking Guide.