Wow, lots of press coverage of bike week activities around the midwest:
- Atchison: Two teachers at Atchison High School commuted to school, along with many students, who earned extra credit for participation.
- Lenexa: Bike Week celebrates pedal power, featuring Noah Dunker of KC Bike Commuting.
- Kansas City: EPA Employees Take Bike Week’s Car-Free Challenge – By bicycling and carpooling, a group of employees from the Environmental Protection Agency took steps to reducing their carbon footprints by using alternatives to traveling alone by automobile.
- Topeka: Commuting by bike to save gas
- Wichita Man Shuns Pumps, Pedals to Work
- Noah at KC Bike Commuting blogged his bike week.
- Dave at Dave’s Good Stuff didn’t see as many bike commuters as he’d hoped.
- Fayetteville: Bike to Work Day at the University of Arkansas.
- Fayetteville: University, city employees celebrate Bike to Work Day
- Cedar Rapids: Several riders kick off Bike to Work Week
- Davenport: Week of events focus on bike commuting, safety
- Des Moines: Biking to Work Grows in Popularity
- Des Moines: More than 2,000 ride bicycles to work
- Iowa City: Forum to focus on bicycle-friendliness
- Iowa City: Bike beats car and bus in annual race
- Johnston: 800 Johnston Students Bike To School
- Ottumwa: Biking to work the norm for several Ottumwans
- Muscatine: Bike commuter wouldn’t have it any other way
- Cape Girardeau: The Cape Central High School orchestra celebrated Bike to Work Day by biking to school.
- Kansas City: KCTV-5’s Amanda Graor is blogging about her bicycle commuting experiences.
- Kansas City: Pedal-type propulsion preferred
- Kansas City: Chris at Dirt Dobber blogged his week of bike commuting.
- St. Louis: 15 questions with a Bike to Work Day bicyclist
- St. Louis: Gear up and pedal to the office
- Edmond: 10 reasons why riding a bike may be way to go
- Edmond: Bicyclists can take ride to free food, produce
- Guthrie: Guthrie schedules bicycling day
- Norman: A day without gasoline – “Thousands of central Oklahoma bicyclists are heading off to work on their bicycles, with nary a drop of $3.60 per gallon unleaded gasoline.”
- Oklahoma City: Bicycling takes a healthier path to save gas on your ride to work
- NewsOK Business Writer Don Mecoy rode his bike to work and then rode home as well. His 20-mile round-trip commute gave him an energy boost and a sense of accomplishment, but he doesn’t expect to become a full-time commuter: “Not because of the inconvenience or effort, but because of the lack of bike lanes on any north-south routes between Edmond and Oklahoma City. I know how to ride in traffic, but I don’t enjoy it.”
- Central Oklahoma Bike to Work Day