Count Me In
Anchorage, Alaska, USA
Bozeman, Montana, USA
Camrose, Alberta, Canada
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Columbus, Ohio, USA
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
Halifax (Dalhousie University), Nova Scotia, Canada
Hartford, Connecticut, Canada
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sitka, Alaska, USA
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Thompson, Manitoba, Canada
Traverse City, Michigan, USA
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Winnipeg (University of Winnipeg)
Other (you will be prompted to type your community's name)
Not on the list? Sign up anyway by choosing "other". Note: Cities on the list have an activity planned on Feb.14th. To add your event,
A bit about yourself...
Is this your first time riding in the winter?
How many years have you been riding year round?
Rather not say
Why? So we can remind you of the event once a year and send you the results. Skip this if you have already participated.
Are you making a special effort to ride on Winter Bike to Work Day?
No, I would have ridden anyway.
Yes, I want to be part of the event.
Sort of. Normally it might depend on the weather, but I will do it regardless this time.
Barriers and Opportunities
Which of the following would positively impact your choice to ride more often?
(Check any that apply.)
Dedicated bicycle infrastructure that takes me directly to where I need to go.
A local map of snow-cleared cycling faciltiies.
More maintenance and snow clearing.
A more suitable bike.
Living closer to work.
A better place to park my bike.
If my kids biked or walked to school....
If it were more widely accepted.
If I had more time.
Lower speed limits.
How Is Your Community Doing?
My community does alot to make it easy to cycle year-round:
Almost Done: A Neat Idea for a Map!
Tell us more about where are you biking from...
Be as general or as precise as you want. Ideally a postal code, zipcode, your address, a nearby intersection, or, if you want to get super technical (we love technical), you can
copy and paste an exact latitude and longitude.
If you put the south pole, we get it, its a joke, but hey, lets keep this scientific, shall we?
Or put nothing. Even though we're not spying on you (promise - and your name will be withheld), we understand. Just hit Next...
When I ride my bike in winter in my community I particularly enjoy the fact that I can . . .
Finish this sentence. Be specific. In your own words, tell us one extra thing about winter cycling that does it for you. Think about what makes your city special. i.e. "...stop for a coffee and fresh bread at "x" bakery on the way home", "visit the Christmas market in Prenzlauerberg" or "take the path along the Bow River home, its gorgeous". A phrase or sentence is plenty.
I give permission for this site to use my answer to the above question (as a way of encouraging others to try winter cycling! Yah!) Note: The quote will not identify me by last name and will be attributed to "My First Name" in "My Town".