Commuter Hall of Fame #4 Marty – CH2M Top Cyclist 2015

commuter hall of fame_marty Marty was named CH2M Top Cyclist for 2015 this past Smart Commute Week. Here he is telling us why cycling makes the most sense for him. Marty stats How long have you been cycling for?

I’ve been cycling to work since 2002.

What made you switch to cycling from your previous mode of transport?

I switched to cycling because of the health benefits and I can travel a lot faster when traffic is really bad.

What is your favourite part of your commute?

Riding home from work is definitely the best part of my commute because it’s all downhill.  I also love passing by all the cars in gridlock as there is never a bicycle traffic jam!

What would you say to someone who is considering cycling?

Cycling to work is honestly a lot easier than most people think.  If you ride smart and safe, commuting to work by bike is one of the best ways to get around in Toronto.

What do you think is the biggest misconception about cycling?

That most cyclists would rather drive if they could afford a car.  I have a car but choose to cycle to work because it’s the best way to get around the city.

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