Each year this campaign celebrates commuter cyclists and encourages people to try commuting by bike. Throughout the month over $10,000 in prizes are randomly drawn for participants!

It is free, fun and easy to join!

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A happier commute

Bike to Work Month celebrates commuter cyclists and gives them a chance to win over $10,000 in great prizes from local business!

  1. Sign up at www.biketoworkottawa.ca (link is external)
  2. Log your bike commutes in May for a chance to win great prizes.
  3. Start a team using the tips and tools in the Workplace Handbook. (link is external)
  4. Track the positive impact your bike commute makes to your wallet, our environment, and the community!

Find cycling routes

You can help plan your route by using the City of Ottawa Cycling Map to find cycling paths and routes that will make your trip comfortable and convenient.

Cycling Safety

Under the Ontario Highway Traffic Act, cyclists, motorists and pedestrians have equal rights and access to our roadways. All users have to share the road; share the respect. The cycling safety page provides some safety information and rules through text, pictures and videos on how to safely cycle on the road.