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Cities around the Bay Area celebrated Bike to Work Day today with cheers and snacks, bike rides, politics, congratulatory speeches, and informative booths and displays. Below get an eyeful of some of the celebrations. Do you have photos to add? Send them to us, or add in the comments below.
More Bike Month celebrations coming next week, as the “official” National Bike to Work Day takes place next Friday, May 18.
Today is Bike to Work Day in some parts of California, including the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas. That means: lots of bikes on the road—maybe more than usual, maybe not—but also lots of smiles, bike-bell-ringing, and high fives all around for everyone who chooses to use this most environmentally friendly way to get […]
Motivate, operator of Ford GoBike, the Bay Area's official bike-share system, added 250 electric assist bikes to the fleet today. The new black bikes were rolled out during an event this morning at Proxy in Hayes Valley.
It’s generally acknowledged that Bike to Work Day was started by the League of American Bicyclists—then called the League of American Wheelmen—in 1956. Rumor has it (can anyone confirm this?) that in California the first Bike to Work Day event took place in San Diego circa 1993. What’s indisputable is that Bike East Bay, then […]
For many people, bike to work day is every day. But Bike to Work Day is also a time to celebrate, encourage others, share enthusiasm for biking as transportation, and sometimes pick up some fabulous free swag. Cities throughout the state celebrate on different days, and in different ways. Below is a sampling of some […]