Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15, 2015
WHAT: Mayor Annise Parker invites the city to participate in Bike to Work Day
WHEN: Friday, May 15, 2015; festivities begin at 7 a.m.
WHERE: Downtown Houston, the route starts and ends at City Hall, 901 Bagby, Houston TX 77002
MORE INFO: http://www.houstonbikeways.org/index.php/celebratory-ride
Festivities begin at 7:00 am in front of City Hall at Hermann Square (901 Bagby Street) with registration, vendors, music and food. Riders will register, visit vendor’s booth, and get instructions on the new route as well as safety tips. Bike vendors will also be on site to provide bike tune-ups. The ride will begin promptly at 7:30 am and feature different bike facilities. Houston Police Department and volunteer bike wranglers will lead participants along the ride.
Ride trains will be meeting up with the Celebratory Ride at smaller stared location highlighted on the route map. Ride trains will start in surrounding communities and include the Heights, Near Northside, the Columbia Tap Trail, and the Montrose/Midtown areas.
No bike of your own? No problem! Check out a bike from any B-cycle bike station located near City Hall.
Post-ride celebrations will continue at Hermann Square with free breakfast, music and giveaways from our sponsors. These festivities are open to everyone, even those who can’t participate in the ride – so invite your friends! There will also be opportunities to participate in the Houston Bike Plan to make your community better and safer for bicycling.
To learn more about the bike route and event schedule,
click here. We hope to see you there!
PRE-REGISTER / RSVP:
Select one of the options below. By pre-registering, you will help us determine an appropriate number of volunteers and bike wranglers needed to help make this event a success.
- General Public PRE-REGISTER / RSVP to participate, and tell your friends!
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