Bicycling & Walking

Why Choose a Bike or Walk Commute?

Embracing biking and walking as part of your everyday routine, whether it be during your commute, to run errands, or just for fun, benefits you and your surrounding community in a number of ways.


Walking and biking are easy ways to work physical activity into your daily routine. They have proven effective in reversing the effects of weight gain, high blood pressure, diabetes, and other diseases. Biking and walking have also been shown to be positive for your mental health by reducing stress and feelings of depression. The world is a happier when you’re not stuck in traffic.

Cost Savings

Replacing some or all of your car trips with biking and walking saves you money. Driving can be expensive. Walking and biking are free. And if you walk and bike enough, it will basically become a free gym membership. Studies have shown that much of the costs saved through replacing your car with biking and walking also stays in the local economy, being spent at local restaurants and shops. Buying tacos is way more fun than buying gas.


The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) estimates that on-road transportation accounts for 37.3% of gross greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in New Jersey. Replacing some of your car trips with biking and walking will reduce the volume of these harmful emissions. Do your part to create cleaner air and address climate change. Biking and walking burn calories, not carbon.


Biking and walking makes it easier to meet your neighbors. This can lead to happier and safer places. Getting out of the glass and steel enclosed anonymity of your car, allows you to have a conversation. You may find that some of your neighbors are concerned about the same community issues. Now get out there, take a walk, meet your neighbors, and come with some ideas on how to make your community a better place! Possibly while sharing those tacos you bought instead of gas. Don’t worry. You’ll burn those calories biking and walking in no time.


Ruti is a text-message-based, trip planning tool that finds the bike route with the least amount of car traffic, or traffic stress.
Ruti is a collaboration between AG Strategic Design, a web development firm based in Philadelphia, and the Delaware valley regional Planning Commission (DVRPC). The conversational app uses Google Maps routing information and DVRPC’s Bike Level of Traffic Stress (LTS) data analysis to find the most comfortable bike route between two destinations. The resulting route map depicts the “stress level” of each part of a bike route so riders can see where traffic or stress is highest.
DVRPC’s Bike LTS analysis has rated over 29,500 miles of roadway in the nine-county Greater Philadelphia region. The analysis accounts for each road segment’s number of traffic lanes, speed limit, and presence of different types of bike infrastructure, such as sharrows, bike lanes, or protected bike lanes.

South Jersey Bike Shops

Here is a list of bike shops in Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape may, Cumberland, and Salem counties.

South Jersey Bike Shops

Atlantic County

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Beacon Cycling 231 Tilton Road Northfield 08225 (609) 641-9531
All About Bikes (or All About Bikes N Wheels) 1301 W Brigantine Avenue Brigantine 08203 (609) 264-9111
Pro Pedals Bike Shop 231 Tilton Road Hammonton 08037 (609) 561-3030
Margate Bike Shop 12 S Essex Avenue Margate City 08402 (609) 822-9415 Facebook: Margate Bike Shop
Cycles of Life 1117 Arctic Avenue Atlantic City 08401 (732) 814-0236
Freedom City Bike Club 29 W Delilah Road Pleasantville 08232 (609) 705-2519

Burlington County

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Mr. Bills Bicycles 107 E. Broad Street Palmyra 08065 856-829-0922
Wheelies 176 Rt. 70, Suite 1 Medford 08055 609-953-9383
Burlington County Bikes 630 W Route 130 Burlington 08016 609-877-8016
REI 501 Route 73 S Marlton 08053 856-810-1938

Camden County

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Erlton Bike Shop 1011 Route 70 Cherry Hill 08002 856-428-2344
Aistriu 931 Route 73 Marlton 08053 856-267-0734
Trek Bicycles 1622 Kings Hwy N Ste 12 Cherry Hill 08034 856-833-1164
Custom Autosport 2176 Atco Ave Atco 08004 856-753-1148

Cape May County

Annarelli’s Bike Shop1014 Asbury AvenueOcean City08226(609) 399-2238
Ocean City Bicycle Center740 Atlantic AveOcean City08226609-399-5550
Tuckahoe Bike Shop2151 Route 50Woodbine08270609-628-0101
Tuckahoe Bike Shop1235 West AveOcean City08226609-398-9700
Zippy’s Bikes3900 Pacific
Harbor Bike & Beach Shop9828 3rd AvenueStone Harbor08247(609) 368-3691
Algie’s Place6207 New Jersey AvenueWildwood Crest08260(609) 729-5669
Hollywood Bicycle Center2522 Dune DriveAvalon08202(609) 967-5846
Isle Bicycles3500 Boardwalk #20aSea Isle City08243(609) 515-2100
Tuckahoe Bike Shop3254 Dune DriveAvalon08202(609) 961-3232

Cumberland County

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Mojo Bike Shop 1377 N Delsea Drive Vineland 08360 (856) 457-5220

Gloucester County Name

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Action Wheels 1066 Mantua Pike Wenonah 08090 856-468-5115
Peddler Shop 1907 Deptford Center Rd Deptford 08096 856-228-7800
The Caffeinated Cyclist 103 W Jersey Ave Pitman 08071 856-256-1414

Salem County

Name Address Municipality Zip Phone Website
Sneakers and Spokes 26 North Main Street Woodstown 08098 856-624-4933
Tandems East 86 Gwynwood Dr Pittsgrove Township 08318 856-451-5104