Bicycles are often used by people seeking to improve their fitness and cardiovascular health. Also, bicycles provide numerous benefits compared to motor vehicles, including exercise, an alternative to the use of fossil fuels, no air or noise pollution, much reduced traffic congestion and likelihood of causing a fatality, easier parking, greater maneuverability, and access to both roads and paths.

Smart Commute Morning Meet-Ups

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 05/16/2014 - 7:00am

Your trip to work can be more fun, and Smart Commuting is always more fun with a friend.  Meet fellow Smart Commuters at one of three Smart Commute Morning Meet-Ups around town.  Grab a cup of joe (available by 7:30am) and a snack.  Meet up with co-workers or find a new friend to share the trip to work.

Glow Ride 2013

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 11/08/2013 - 6:30pm

Light up your bike and take a ride with the ABU! Pot luck dinner before and possible bike-in movie after the ride. 

Amazing Race - August 17

Event Start Date: 
Sat, 08/17/2013 - 12:00pm

High Heel Bike Ride - August 16

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013 - 12:00pm

This ride is a fun way to show that you can look good and ride a bike. Men and women are invited to dress in their finest outfits and join this short, lunch-time ride through downtown Jackson.

Jackson Bike Swap 2013

Event Start Date: 
Sat, 05/11/2013 - 10:00am

Got an attic full of bike parts you need to get rid of?  Or a bikes that your kids have outgrown?  Want to hang with the bike crowd in Jackson?

Grass Lake Group Commute

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 08/16/2013 - 7:00am


Out final group commute of the summer leaves from the train station in Grass Lake.  Many people commute from the east side of the county into the city.  This 11.5-mile ride down Page Ave. gives you a chance to try out biking to work in a comfortable group setting.

CANCELLED- High Heel Bike Ride

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 12:00pm

UPDATE: There is a heat advisory issued for Jackson County on Smart Commute Day!  To preserve the health, safety, and smiling faces of Smart Commuters, we are cancelling the High Heel Bike Ride scheduled for 12pm on Friday, 7/19.

Falling Waters Group Commute (and Coffee with the Chamber)

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 07/19/2013 - 8:00am

The peace and quiet of an early morning ride on the Falling Waters Trail is a great way to get focused and ready for work.  Join us for some friendly conversation and great scenery as we ride the trail from Concord to downtown as a warm-up for the work day.  

Breakfast Bike Rally and Leader Ride

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:30am


Smart Commute Morning Meet-Up

Event Start Date: 
Fri, 05/17/2013 - 7:00am