Every September the Bike Commute Challenge, where work places go up against other work places for fierce competition, happens in Portland, OR
From Bike Portland :
The BTA announced results of their 15th annual Bike Commute Challenge tonight. The event, which pitted workplaces against each other in a friendly competition to see how took more bike trips in the month of September, had the highest participation rates in its history.
Here are the numbers:
- 1,240 workplaces, including businesses, nonprofits, and public agencies participated in the Challenge
- a record 11,118 people logged bike commutes,
- collectively riders logged 1,244,718 miles,
- 2,693 of these riders signed up as new bike commuters this year.