Bike to Work Week 2008

Bike to Work Week 2008Each year, the League of American Bicyclists designates May as National Bike Month as a way to promote bicycling as a fun and practical way to get around. They have selected Bike-to-Work Week from May 12-16 and Bike-to-Work Day on Friday, May 16.

In addition, communities throughout the nation sponsor activities and events to celebrate bicycling and get people riding. The following are some of the events in Kansas and surrounding states:

Kansas:

  • The city of Lawrence proclaimed the month of May as Bicycle Safety Month and the week of May 12-16 as Bike-To-Work Week.

Arkansas:

  • Bicycle Advocacy of Central Arkansas sponsors an annual Bike to Work Day event on May 16th in Little Rock, showcasing the utility of the bicycle and its usefulness to run errands, get to work and get physically fit.

Colorado:

Iowa:

Missouri:
From the Missouri Bicycle Federation:

Nebraska:

Oklahoma:

  • Tulsa: Local site Green Traveler promotes bicycle commuting to improve air quality and save money, with a kick-off on May 16th at Maple Park on the newly-extended Midland Valley Trail. Green Traveler staff members are available to help commuters plan their Bike to Work trip with personalized routes and other tips, including how to use the new Tulsa Transit buses with bike racks.

Image courtesy kcbike.info


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By Randy Rasa, editor/webmaster at Kansas Cyclist, the web’s premier Kansas cycling information site, featuring authoritative guides to Kansas cycling clubs, bike shops, organized bike rides, touring, trails, and much more. [learn more]

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