Benefits for businesses

Reduction of illness costs

Empolyees that travel to work by bike throughout the whole year have one third less sick days than those who traval by car. A company can save more that 200 per employee with one sick day less in a year. The largest share of long-term sick workers (more than 30 sick days p.p) exist amongst private car users!

 

Employees that travel by bike have the lowest BMI values. (cyclists: 24,01; car-users:25,66) - Employees traveling by bike have the highest well-being-score. The higher the value, the higher the well-being of the participant. (cyclists: 60,61; car-users: 54,61)

Cost savings in infrastructure

Bicycles require less space and less complex infrastructure: The production costs and maintenance for bike storage facilities are far lower for companies than parking spaces of cars. Up to 6 to 7 bikes can be parked on one single car parking space (12 m²)

Ease the traffic situation

Employees traveling by bike have better accessibility to their company, they have less problems finding a parking space and therefore also arrive late fewer times at work. Cyclist relieve the entire transport system and thereby also reduce the costs for traffic jams and delays!

Environmental benefit

Reduction of environmental impacts and noise - contribution to climate protection.