Bike to Work Day
Please join Mayor Turner and friends on National Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 19, 2017, for a fun, Celebratory Bike Ride in and around Downtown Houston. Come explore existing bikeways including the City’s famous off-street trail network and Houston’s recent extension of its first two-way separated bike lane known as the green mile! All participants must register for this event. Please see additional detail below:
Festivities begin between 6:45- 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 route as well as safety tips. Bike vendors will also be on site to provide bike tune-ups. The ride will begin to rollout at 7:25 am and all riders will be en route by 7:30 am. Houston Police Department and volunteer bike wranglers will lead participants along the ride. CLICK HERE to learn more about the route and event schedule.
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!
Ride Trains (Ride into Downtown from your House):
Want to ride from your house? Join a BikeHouston ride train. Ride trains will be meeting up with the Celebratory Bike 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. Interested in leading another ride train? Contact BikeHouston at email@example.com.
Yoga Alternative for Non-Riders:
Don’t want to ride, but still participate? Be sure to sign up for Yoga to be held during the event bike ride at Sammie.Madrid@ymcahouston.org.
May is Bike Month. To learn more about other area rides, click here.
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!
- City Employees PRE-REGISTER / RSVP and help your department win the Director's Challenge.
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