More and more people are using bikes for transportation — so join the party! Biking instead of driving or taking public transportation is a great workout, plus it reduces the amount of carbon emissions in the environment. Before hitting the road, pick a bike that suits your needs and read up on these safety and traffic rules. Trick out your ride with a strong lock, lights and reflectors, and of course, a helmet.

Safety First:

Check out this resource for a refresher course on bike safety.

Weekday Warrior:

Try these tips to make any commute as healthy as possible.