Registration for this year’s Bike to Work Day is now closed.
Bike to Work Day took place on Friday, May 20th, 2016. Stay tuned to WABA’s email newsletter (sign up for it here!) to get updates on next year’s Bike to Work Day event and other cool bicycle happenings.
Details about the Bike to Work Day event can be found at www.biketoworkmetrodc.org.
Bike to Work Day 2016 Details:
Where: Find a pit stop near your home or workplace. In 2016, there were 83 pit stops throughout Maryland, DC, and Virginia.
When: Friday, May 20th, 2016 Pit Stop times vary. Most pit stops are open early in the morning during your commute to work. A few pit stops have afternoon times.
Who: You and your bicycle. Invite a friend, neighbor, or coworker to join your for your bike commute.
Bike to Work Day will take place rain or shine!
Registration for Bike to Work Day is always free, and includes a free t-shirt, food/drink at your pit stop, and the chance to win pit stop giveaways.
The region’s largest celebration of getting to work on two wheels, Bike to Work Day is an annual event that celebrates those who ride a bicycle. Whether you commute to work by bike every single day or just want to give it a try for the first time this year, this event celebrates you! This is the one day each year that our regions recognizes bicycling as an everyday form of transportation.
Bike to Work Day has grown five to ten percent or more per year in recent years as more people choose to get to work by bicycle. The event is managed by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, in partnership with WABA and other regional partners and sponsors. For information about the event, see the official Bike to Work Day website.
Bike to Work Day is a rain or shine event. It will be up to each individual pit stop manager to determine whether or not to cancel their own local pit stop event based on weather conditions. If a pit stop makes the determination to cancel or relocate the pit stop, they are responsible for keeping registrants informed via email of a rescheduled date and/or location change at least 24 hours in advance.
More about Bike to Work Day:
In 2015, a record breaking 17,500+ people registered for Bike to Work Day, with 79 pit stops across the region in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Bike to Work Day shows our region’s collective interest and support for bicycling as a means of transportation for getting to work.
New to Bike to Work Day? It’s a free regional event that features around 80 pit stops around Virginia, Maryland and DC. You sign up ahead of time to show your support for bicycling and to reserve your free Bike to Work Day t-shirt. Then on the morning of Bike to Work Day (or the afternoon if you choose one of the several afternoon pit stops available), you stop at your pit stop on your bike commute to or from work and pick up your free t-shirt, enjoy free snacks, enter to win some cool prizes, and of course chat about commuting to work by bicycle with fellow bike lovers. There’s a glossary of common BTWD terms we put together here.
Check out photos from previous Bike to Work Day events below: