Grand Rapids Active Commute Week
May 13-17th, 2014 Walk + Roll + Ride
GVSU partners with the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (GGRBC) to present Active Commute Week! In honor of National Bike to Work Week, we challenge you to think actively this spring when considering transportation in Grand Rapids. Compete as an individual, or as an employee within a participating company in this one week challenge. Awards and prizes will be awarded to winning participants!
Biking On Campus:
The actual calories you burn while riding your bike depend on your weight, speed, distance and other factors. Join the National Bike Challenge this May and calculate your calories, gas savings and miles!
10 mile round trip commute 5 days a week for a year
Vehicle MPG Gasoline Emissions
Small Car 35mpg 68 Gallons .7 Tons of CO2 Midsize Car 20mpg 124 Gallons 1.3 Tons of CO2 SUV/4x4 14mpg 170 Gallons 1.9 Tons of CO2
Information courtesy of Trek Bicycle Corporation.