Commuting to work by bicycle is a excellent way to beat Washington DC's infamous rush hour congestion. Bike commuting also provides many other side benefits which make it a very attractive alternative to more typical commuting options. Additionally, the DC area has many resources to help cyclists get around town, including on-street routes and multi-use trails, and bike friendly mass-transit options.

Frequent Issues

Commuting to Downtown DC

Commuting to Tysons Corner

Commuting to Bethesda (and NIH)

Getting Started

Benefits: Bike commuting is a great way to get your daily exercise dose. At the same time you can save money and help keep the air clean.

Issues: Things to consider before you start out such as routing, clothing, and showers.

Winter: Wintertime brings on a new set of challenges, and cold is the least of your problems.

Additional Resources