Resources and Tips
Bicycling can be a fun, dependable, and virtually free mode of transportation.Once you discover the freedom, convenience, and fitness benefits of biking to work, you'll wonder why you didn't start riding sooner. If your work place is too far to bike, consider riding to transit stations or park and ride lots.
Did You Know?
- The average driver spends $9,641 each year on car-related expenses - that's $0.522 per mile.
- Riding your bike at a moderate speed burns 472 calories per hour, while driving burns just 148 calories / hour
- Morgan Hill was designated as a bicycle-friendly City by the League of American Bicyclists.
- In 2005, Morgan Hill emitted 385 million pounds of carbon dioxide from driving.
For more information, contact the Environmental Programs Division
at (408) 776-7333