Celebrate Bike to Work Day May 21

SOUTHERN MARYLAND - 4/30/2010

Celebrate bicycle commuting with thousands of other area bicyclists on Friday, May 21, 2010!  

Each May thousands of area commuters participate in Bike to Work Day and show their support for bicycling as a clean, fun and healthy way to get to work. Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland, Commuter Connections, and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association invite you to join us at this popular region wide event. Bike to Work Day encourages commuters to try bicycling to work as an alternative to solo driving.  

Bike to Work Day is a non-profit event and is open to all commuters in the Washington area. The region's top elected officials, scores of bicyclists, and volunteer staff support this worthwhile event each year. It has grown enormously attracting nearly 8,000 bicyclists in 2009.  

Bike to Work Day is a FREE event and open to all area commuters. There be a raffle, prizes, food, drink and more at all pit stops throughout the region. The designated pit stop for the southern Maryland region will be in the Town of Indian Head. Participants who pre-register and join the festivities will receive a FREE T-shirt, refreshments, giveaway prizes and a chance to win bicycles.  

Registration for Bike to Work Day 2010 is now open!  

Even if you are not biking to work that day, stop by (with or without your bicycle) and enjoy the activities. There will be demonstrations on bicycle safety, a remote broadcast from one of the local radio stations, wellness exhibits and lots more! Register for the May 21, 2010 event by visiting a www.waba.org. For questions about the Bike to Work Day call the Washington Area Bicyclist Association at (202) 518-0524 or email waba@waba.org

 

The Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland can assist employers who are interested in developing and implementing Bicycling Programs for Employees. This is a FREE Service offered by TCC. Interested employers may contact us via telephone: 301-870-2520/1-800-SO-CLOSE.