Cyclists hit road for National Bike to Work Day

Cyclists hit road for National Bike to Work Day

Cyclists hit road for National Bike to Work Day

Friday is National Bike To Work Day and several bike commuter stations will be set up in the Twin Ports offering free coffee and breakfast snacks from 6 to 8 a-m.

"In addition to the lack of education by some bicycle riders and people who drive cars is this idea that we need to get someplace quickly", said Scott Johnson with Bike Austin. "Not sitting in a small auto getting agitated at the radio, or the news or other people". About seven years ago, she tried riding her bike or taking a train to work, and she's never looked back. The event is one of many across the country during the annual celebration of active transportation.

The website for the League of American Bicyclists reports that "40 percent of all trips in the US are less than 2 miles, making bicycling a feasible and fun way to get to work".

With the welcome return of warm weather, May is recognized as National Bike Month.

Officials blame Erdogan security forces for 'brutal attack' on Washington protesters
This isn't a third-world country, and this kind of thing can not go unresponded to diplomatically, and maybe in other ways". In April, the USA had criticized Turkish airstrikes against Kurdish militants in Syria and Iraq.

May is also Bike Month, according to the League of American Bicyclists.

"We want to encourage people to try it, to experience it, and then join our movement to make bicycling better", he said.

Municipalities across the nation have focused on making their roadways more bike-friendly. "More people get to work on their bikes here than anywhere else in the state".

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