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Register for Bike to Work Day

Whether you’re a seasoned cyclist or a first timer, Bike to Work Day offers a fun and healthy start to the day for all on Friday, May 19.

The event, aimed to increase awareness for commuting by bike in the District, will feature giveaways, food, drinks and a free t-shirt for the first 15,000 participants to register online and attend one of the pit stops.Pit stops are located across all eight wards, Maryland and Virginia.

Attendees are also invited to join several bike convoys which will be led by experienced bicycle commuters. To join a convoy no sign up is needed, simply meet at the designated location and ride along with the group. Alternatively, riders can join convoys already in progress anywhere along their route. You can view scheduled convoys and their routes here.

New riders and those in need of equipment to participate are encouraged to utilize the Capital Bikeshare rental bikes located across the District, Maryland and Virginia. You can find a bikeshare station near you and purchase a pass here.

Registration for the event is free and all are welcome to participate. You can find your closest pit stop and register for the event here. Learn more about Bike to Work Day at biketoworkmetrodc.org.

Sarah Payne is a reporter for Capital Community News. She can be reached at sarahp@hillrag.com.

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