Bike to Work Day is May 10th

Bike to Work DayTry the “no-pollute commute” with thousands of bicyclists this Thursday. Here in Oakland, Bike to Work Day is part of the City’s strategy to promote cycling as affordable transportation, to improve public health, and to curb carbon emissions.

Benefits of biking
  • Reduce air pollution
  • Stay healthy and fit
  • Save money on gas
  • Ease street congestion
Plus, there are lots of events to help you on your commute.
Coordinated Pedal Pools for gathering with fellow bikers, including elected officials and ride to the pancake breakfast.
  • Children’s Hospital Energizer Station start time 7:15 AM
  • Grand Lake Ace Hardware start time 7:15 AM
  • CA Hotel @ 34th & San Pablo  start time 7:20 AM
  • Laurel Cyclery  start time 7:00 AM
  • Fruitvale BART Bike Station start time 7:10 AM
  • Coliseum BART Bike Station start time 7:00 AM
Pancake Breakfast at City Hall, Frank Ogawa Plaza from 7 to 9:30 AM
  • A pancake breakfast
  • Free Starbucks coffee
  • Free valet bike parking by Bike East Bay until 6 PM
  • Free bike safety checks
  • A raffle with great prizes from local bike shops and businesses
  • A transportation fair to highlight the bike-friendly programs of local agencies and businesses.
Latham Square Happy Hour 5 to 8 PM
  • Live DJ – DJ Lumba Jack
  • Dancing
  • Beverages for purchase
  • And a bunch of fun games and activities from our sponsors
Get all the details at the Walk Oakland—Bike Oakland website.

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