Hop on a bike and give cycling a go. Biking is a great way to get around the city. It produces zero pollution, you will feel great and you’ll save money in the process. It is fun, social, economical, it reduces your impact on the environment, and can improve your health and wellbeing. Commuting by bike is also a great way to avoid congestion on the road. Even if you only bike part of the way, you’ll arrive refreshed and ready for action.
Once you get into it, riding regularly to work and to other places can become easier. You will be more aware of which routes to take, more confident with riding in traffic and the more you cycle the fitter you will be! So, get on your bike, and start making life better for yourself, your workmates and your neighbours.
There are a number of cycle routes across Auckland that can be used for your commute to work.
AT offers a range of cycling training courses across Auckland.
Did you know that approximately 15% of Aucklanders live within 500 meters of a bus stop? A short drive can be a great walk, and walking to work or public transport is an excellent way to keep active and healthy.
Walking is free, social and can be done almost anywhere at any time. Not only can it be fun and sociable, but with the growth of higher density communities, increase in traffic congestion and environmental concerns, walking is becoming important long-term sustainable transport option. Get a free workout while walking to work. Not only will you find you have more energy, as an added bonus it’s also good for the environment and your own well-being.