Earn-a-Bike

This program is designed to increase bicycle ridership and reduce car trips in the region, and as a result, improve air quality. North Natomas Jibe will provide a voucher valued at $500 for participants who complete the Earn-a-Bike course.

Program Guidelines

  1. AT THIS TIME: ONLY employees of a company located within Sacramento Gateway Shopping Center or Park Place Shopping Center may apply.  There will be another opportunity for the public to apply in early 2020. 

  2. Qualified applicants will be selected based on a review of their applications by a committee of staff and community members. Program spots are limited and applying does not guarantee enrollment.

  3. Each person will receive a bicycle voucher by completing the following:

    1. Participate in ALL session of the 14-hour course that will include hands-on bike maintenance, bike handling, and traffic skills instruction. The Course is held at Inderkum High School (2500 New Market Drive).

      • Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9 am – 3 pm
      • Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4 – 7 pm
      • Monday, October 21, 2019, 4 – 7 pm
      • Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4 – 7 pm

    2. Pledge to increase trips made by bicycle.

    3. Complete two follow-up surveys upon completion of program – one at 6 months and one at 12 months.

  4. Vouchers are valid October 24, 2019 - December 1, 2019 at select bike shops.

  5. Individuals are limited to participate in the program once every 5 years.

  6. Bikes will be available for use by participants during the course.

Submit an Application

Application period: July 30, 2019 – September 1, 2019.
If selected, you will be notified via e-mail or phone.
Confirmation of your attendance must be made by September 30, 2019
Those placed on the waitlist will be notified the week of September 30, 2019, only if there is an open spot available.

For assistance with this application, please call our office at (916) 419-9955 or e-mail us at leah@jibe.org.

You may save your partially completed application and return later, if desired.

    
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What is a trip?
A trip is any time you leave from and return to a place.
  • A trip from your home to your work and then back home is one commute trip.
  • If you bike to work, bike to the grocery store during lunch, bike home from work that would be one errand trip and one commute trip.
  • If you ride your bike for exercise and start and stop in the same place (riding in a loop or out and back), that is one fitness trip.
1. Tell us about your current bicycling habits*:
  • Commute to work?    
    • How many trips per month?
    • How many miles per trip?
  • Commute to school (yours or your child's)?    
    • How many trips per month?
    • How many miles per trip?
  • Errand Trips (e.g. shopping, doctor appointments)?    
    • How many trips per month?
    • How many miles per trip?
  • Social & Family Fun Trips (e.g. to park, friend's house)?    
    • How many trips per month?
    • How many miles per trip?
  • Fitness?    
    • How many trips per month?
    • How many miles per trip?
2. Tell us how participating in this program will change your bicycling habits*:
  • Commute to work?    
    • I pledge to make trips by bicycle per month
  • Commute to school (yours or your child's)?    
    • I pledge to make trips by bicycle per month
  • Errand Trips (e.g. shopping, doctor appointments)?    
    • I pledge to make trips by bicycle per month
  • Social & Family Fun Trips (e.g. to park, friend's house)?    
    • I pledge to make trips by bicycle per month
  • Fitness?    
    • I pledge to make trips by bicycle per month
3. Explain why you are interested in participating in this program and how you plan to utilize your new bike.*
4. Can you replace car trips with bike trips? How will this impact your life?*
5. How would you rate your experience level?*
       


Have you previously taken any bike education courses? If so, what class and when?*

6. What part of the course are you most interested in? Bike maintenance, bike handling, traffic skills, or something else?*
Program Agreement
  • I certify that I am participating in this program for my own benefit and to reduce car trips.
  • I agree to complete two follow-up surveys.
  • I agree to maintain my contact information and/or notify North Natomas Jibe if any of my contact information changes.
  • I understand completion (by attending ALL sessions in full) of the 14-hour course is required to receive a bicycle voucher. Course is held at Inderkum High School (2500 New Market Drive).
    • Saturday, October 12, 2019, 9 am – 3 pm
    • Wednesday, October 16, 2019, 4 – 7 pm
    • Monday, October 21, 2019, 4 – 7 pm
    • Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 4 – 7 pm
  • I have read and agree to comply with the program guidelines.

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