BIKE TO WORK DAY 2019

Pledge to Ride on Bike To Work Day

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Nominate Someone for Bike Commuter of the Year!

Do you know someone who has a strong commitment to commuting by bike? Nominate them for Bike Commuter of the Year!

Last year’s winner was Laura Davis, a nurse practitioner who commutes 10 miles by bike each day. She started bike commuting as an undergraduate at Stanford University and eventually discovered cycling allowed her to combine her passions for health, exercise, and protecting the environment.

Pledge to Ride on May 9th

Pledge ride on Bike To Work Day & you’ll be entered to win an official Bike To Work Day t-shirt. Take the pledge.

About Bike To Work Day

On Thursday, May 9, there will be over 400 Energizer Stations throughout the Bay Area where cyclists can stop for refreshments, free Bike To Work Day bags, and promotional items.

511 Contra Costa has supported cyclists and Energizer Station hosts throughout Contra Costa County since 2001 using Bay Area Air Quality Management District funds and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority’s half-cent sales tax for transportation funds.

Bike to Work Day 2019 is presented by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, 511 and Alaska Airlines.

Energizer Station Map: Contra Costa

Coming Soon. Find a station along your route and plan to stop for refreshments, good cheer, and free swag!

Video Highlights from Bike To Work Day 2018

Wondering what Bike To Work Day is like? Check out the video below.

 

Tips: Getting Ready to Bike Commute

Don’t feel like you’ll be ‘road ready’ in time for Bike To Work Day? Preparing to bike commute isn’t as difficult as you might think. Taking a little time to get familiar with your bike, figure out how to carry your stuff & find a good route (or even a bike buddy) can make things much easier.

Take the guesswork out of preparing for May 9 with our Six Tips & Tricks to Get You Ready for Bike To Work Day!

511CC Bike MapperBike Mapper: Choose the Route Best for You

511 Contra Costa’s Bike Mapper is an innovative bicycle mapping system designed to find the flattest, most direct, or fastest route anywhere in Contra Costa. Read more about the 511CC Interactive Bike Mapper here, or check out our selection of free paper and online bike maps.

Employers: Tips on Encouraging Bike Commuting

If you’re an employer and want to inspire more of your employees to commute by bike, we can help! You’ll find some great strategies on promoting bike commuting year-round at the BayAreaBikeToWork.com website.