Do you enjoy biking on weekends, or do you bike to work? Did you know that the U.S. Department of State has the second largest number of Federal government employees who bike to work each day? Whether we’re in Washington, D.C. or serving at one of the 250 Foreign Service posts around the world, many of our colleagues are taking advantage of alternative options over driving to work.
In May 2013, as U.S. diplomats did their part to promote National Bike Month, we asked our colleagues around the world to submit short videos of their daily bike commute to show not only how cool it is to ride a bike to work in London or Tokyo, but how we all have to play our part, however small, to protect the environment, promote healthy living, and prove how beautiful our neighborhoods can be when we experience it from a bike. Check out these videos offering street views from our colleagues bicycling in the following cities: