Welcome to Bike Friendly Certification 

Bike Friendly Certification is a recognition and training program for businesses and institutions that support bicycle commuting, bicycle travel and bicycle tourism experiences in Nova Scotia. Bike Friendly Certification is a brand new program delivered by Bicycle Nova Scotia. Bike Friendly Certification is launching province-wide this spring!

Program Goals and Services

  • Offer training and resources that help businesses and institutions become bike-friendly
  • Help bike-friendly businesses stand out and connect with customers
  • Recognize businesses and institutions that encourage employees to bike to work
  • Encourage communities to meet growing demand for bike-friendly amenities and services

Benefits of Certification

People who choose cycling for primary or occasional transportation and people who choose to cycle on vacation are growing in numbers. We can help your business stand out as a leader in providing services for customers or employees that want to arrive by bike. Get certified for free and we will mail you a Bike Friendly Certified window decal to decorate your store front and add you to our online bicycling destination map. By working together, we can help make Nova Scotia a bike friendly province and a top cycling destination. 

Starting an Application 

Whether you want to promote your bike-friendly workplace our building or want to identify yourself as a destination for bicycle tourists, we have a certification category designed for you. All businesses that can meet our basic program criteria are eligible for certification. Visit our certification page and download our program guide to learn more about how to apply. 

Download the program guide


Watch our Bike Friendly Business Profiles: 

Sweet Ride Cycling


Saltbox Brewery