The month of May is Bike to Work Month in  Ottawa, and Ottawa residents could actually win prizes just for riding their bike to work!

Bike to Work Month is a yearly campaign that encourages people to try cycling as a fun and healthy option for getting to and from work. Participants in the campaign:

  • Are eligible to win individual and team prizes
  • Have fun by creating a workplace team and engaging in friendly competition
  • Have access to free tools and resources
  • Save money (if they hop out of their car)
  • Turn their commute into a daily workout

Whether you want to try biking to work for the first time, use the campaign to encourage your employer to support alternative commuting options, or encourage others at your workplace to give it a try, Bike to Work Month is a fun, free way to kick off the warmer season.

Bike to Work Month, an EnviroCentre initiative, is made possible with the support of local businesses, sponsors and our partnership with the City of Ottawa.

How Bike to Work Month works

You can participate in Bike to Work Month as an individual or be part of a team:

  • Simply sign up by creating a user name and password to access your personal profile page (don’t worry, our site is secure and no personal information is ever shared or sold).
  • Once you have registered, you can start or join a workplace team, or participate as an individual.

From there, you will be able to:

  • Log your bike commutes during the month of May
  • Track your progress and see the positive impact you are making
  • Learn how much money you have saved and pollution you have averted

During May, BTWM also conduct random draws and give away over $10,000 in individual and team prizes.

Read more and sign up for Bike to Work Month Ottawa at

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