This Friday, May 17th, is Bike to Work Day and it’s the perfect way to cap off Bike to Work Week. The League of American Bicyclists began Bike to Work Day as part of Bike Month in 1956. The Washington area Bike to Work Day event, which is sponsored by WABA and Commuter Connections, has grown from a few hundred riders in 2001 to more than 12,000 participants in 2012.
In the Metropolitan Washington region, Bike to Work Day will feature seventy pit stops throughout D.C., Maryland and Virginia. The event is the perfect way to try bicycling to work as a healthy and safe alternative to driving alone. Take a break at a pit stop on your way to work for food, fun, and prizes. Find the pit stop closest to your home or office and register online.