A celebration of everyday cycling!
Cycle to Work Day is a national event held on 3rd September 2015. It aims to encourage everyone to take to two wheels and cycle to work for at least one day.
According to the census data, 760,000 people in the UK cycle to work regularly – this number keeps growing steadily, but with Cycle to Work Day’s help we are aiming to make those numbers skyrocket this year and beyond! By 2021, we hope to see one million people regularly commuting to work by bike.
The end goal of Cycle to Work Day is to see one million people regularly cycle commuting by 2021 and they need you to get in the saddle with Cycle to Work Day and encourage your colleagues, friends and family to give cycling a go.!
Cycle to Work Day Achievements to date
Since their inaugural event in 2013, over 135,000 working adults have shown an interest in Cycle to Work Day.
Last year’s event alone saw 400 employers (with a total of 336,000 staff) promote the day and 500 retailers offer Free Bike Health Checks.
The day also generated national media coverage with prime time slots on BBC Breakfast, Sky News, Channel 5 News, BBC Radio 2, BBC Radio 4 and dozens of local radio stations as well as the national and local press.
What’s more, from surveying those who took part, they learned that many would not have cycled into work had the event not taken place – that’s a fantastic seal of approval that they’re very proud of.