Wisconsin Department of Transportation

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RIDESHARE - Bike buddy, benefits

Pedaling the benefits

  • The RIDESHARE program matches bicyclists together who bike the same route.
    • Register on the same form as for carpooling. It has bicycle commuting questions that produce bike buddy matches.
  • Bicyclists can register as either an experienced rider or novice. Then you can choose if you would prefer to ride with an experienced or novice companion.
    • Video - Bike Buddy Registration and Matching YouTube Playing time 00:05:12
      Instructional video on how to use the Wisconsin RIDESHARE web site to sign up for the Bike Buddy program and find a match.

    • After you register, track environmental and financial savings that accumulates by biking, with Mobile Reporting On the Go
      YouTube
      Playing time 00:05:00. A message can be sent to a smart phone and/or email.

  • Stay healthier, get exercise
  • Save on air pollution
  • Use the bike buddy tips below to get you off on the right foot
  • Buddy up with a novice or an expert bicyclist
  • Use the calculator to determine your current costs of automobile driving

Related information:

  • New commuters, register now!
  • After registering - run a match list, contact your matches, and track your commute for a record of your savings.

  • Already registered? Log in!
  • Log in/update your profile, run new match lists, track your commute, retrieve forgotten passwords.

SSI - Contact info. Questions about the content of this page:
RIDESHARE Coordinator, RIDESHARE@dot.wi.gov
Last modified: May 20, 2014

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