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Bike to Work Day

JOIN US FOR BIKE TO WORK DAY

ON FRIDAY MAY 19, 2017

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The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) is excited to celebrate the 20th annual Bike to Work Day in the Baltimore region on Friday, May 19, 2017. The celebration will include hundreds of cyclists at more than 30 events in the morning throughout the region.

2017 Bike To Work Day Events

Annapolis & Anne Arundel County

The primary event for Annapolis and Anne Arundel County is:

Downtown Annapolis Market House
The Annapolis Market House
7:30 to 9 a.m.
25 Market Space, Annapolis, MD 21401

There will also be several Pit Stops around Anne Arundel County (listed below):

Annapolis Velo Bike Shop
7 to 8:30 a.m.
436 Chinquapin Round Rd.
Annapolis, MD 21401

Arundel Mills Mall
7 to 8:30 a.m.
In the parking lot at Arundel Way (near the Best Buy + Old Navy mall entrance)

Bike Doctor of Annapolis
7 to 8:30 a.m.
2020 West St.
Annapolis, MD 21401

B&A Trail at Riggs Ave. / Pedal Pushers Bicycle Shop / Big Bean Coffee Shop
7 to 8:30 a.m.
558 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd.
Severna Park, MD 21146

B&A trail at Ranger Station / AA County Recreation and Parks
7 to 8:30 a.m.
51 West Earliegh Heights
Severna Park, MD 21146
Rest rooms available!

Fort Meade
7 to 9 a.m.
NOTE: Since this pit stop is at an army base, all bikers, who are not a part of the base, must pass through the Demps Visitor Control Center Gate (Gate 3: Reece Rd. & MD Route 175) before entering.

The retail center at the National Business Park
7 to 8:30 a.m.
135 National Business Parkway, Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Baltimore City  

All Baltimore City events are 7 to 9 a.m., except where noted.
The primary event for the city of Baltimore is:

Baltimore City Department of Transportation
Baltimore City Hall
100 Holiday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
The main event features speakers and free bike safety checks with Race Pace!

In addition, there will be pit stops throughout the city!

Baltimore Bicycle Works
1813 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21201
Located in central Station North near MICA, below Howard Street bridge and North Avenue.

Bikemore  
2209 Maryland Ave, Baltimore, MD 21218
Bikemore’s bike to work work day station will offer complimentary Charmington’s coffee, free bike safety checks with Race Pace, and a chance to talk about the future of bicycling in Baltimore with Bikemore’s staff

Charm City Circulator
400 Block of E. Pratt Street

Downtown Partnership of Baltimore
At the intersection of Pratt Street and Light Street

Impact Hub
10 E North Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21202

Roland Park with Joes Bike Shop
Roland Avenue & Bellemore Road

Maryland State Highway Administration + Merritt Downtown Athletic Club
210 E. Centre Street @ the intersection of Guilford Avenue and E. Monument Street
(Back parking lot of the Merritt Club facing Guilford Avenue)

Penn Station with Maryland Transit Administration
1500 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21201¬¬
This pit stop, sponsored by the Maryland Transit Administration, will run from 6 to 8 a.m. to meet and greet early morning MARC train bicycle commuters!

Two Wheel Tuesday
At the intersection of NE Corner of Maryland Avenue and Chase Street
Two Wheel Tuesday hosts weekly checkpoints in the model of B2WD on Tuesday mornings throughout Spring, Summer, and Fall. The checkpoint for B2WD 2017 features locally sourced snacks and a fun photo booth for riders. Two Wheel Tuesday is also teaming up with other checkpoints to offer prizes for riders who attend more than one checkpoint. Stay tuned for more info! 

University of Maryland Medical Center
Corner of Greene Street and Lombard Street
6:30 to 9 a.m.

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore / Harbor East Management
Corner Central Avenue and Fleet Street (Alicianna Circle)

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore / Joe’s Bike Shop
Base of Pier V by the Pier V Taxi Drive

Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore / Constellation Energy
Harbor Point

Baltimore County

Baltimore County features several events this year:

Catonsville
6 to 9 a.m.
Santa's House/ Fire station
756 Frederick Rd., Catonsville, MD 21228

Bike convoys to various parts of Baltimore City and County will be organized. Visit Catonsville Rails To Trails Facebook page  for up-to-date info.

Timonium
7 to 8:45 a.m.
REI Timonium
63 W Aylesbury Rd, Timonium, MD 21093

Towson
7 to 8:45 a.m.
Towson Courthouse @ Patriot's Plaza
401 Bosley Ave., Towson, MD 21204

Carroll County

Westminster
12 to 1 p.m.
Carroll County Office Building
225 N Center St, Westminster, MD 21157

Harford County

On Friday, May 19, Harford County will celebrate Bike to Work Day in Bel Air:

Bel Air
7 to 8:30 a.m. on Friday, May 19
Harford County Government Building
220 S. Main Street, Bel Air 

Harford County will also feature three Bike to Work events on other dates (listed below).

Havre de Grace
Get a head start to B2WD from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16
Hutchins Park
100 Congress Avenue (at Congress Ave. and Market St.), Havre de Grace

Aberdeen – APG North
Employee only event from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 17
Aberdeen Proving Ground Athletic Center
Erie & Raritan Streets, parking lot at adjacent to intersection and the Athletic Center

Aberdeen – APG South
Employee only event from 7 to 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23
Freedom Federal Credit Union parking lot
5002 Hoadley Road, APG – EA, MD 21010

Connect with Harford County Rideshare on Facebook for more info on all of the Harford County events, the Team Cycle Challenge, flyers, prizes, speakers, and more.

Howard County

Howard County will host the following Bike to Work Day event:

Columbia
7 to 9 a.m
Whole Foods
10275 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044

Follow the Howard County Office of Transportation on Facebook for up-to-date info.

Regional Sponsorship Opportunities Available

We invite your business or organization to sponsor Bike to Work Day. Reach thousands of people in the Baltimore region and show them that your business is working to help reduce traffic congestion, enhance health, and improve the environment. It’s easy, just download and complete the sponsorship form, and send it and a check to the Baltimore Metropolitan Council. Remember you’re your donation is tax-deductible.

Become a regional Bike To Work Day 2017 Sponsor   

Download a Summary of B2WD16  

Organizing a Bike to Work Day event in your community or workplace

If you would like to organize a Bike to Work Day event at your workplace or in your community, please contact Russ Ulrich at rulrich@baltometro.org or 410-732-9575. 

Follow us on Facebook or Twitter pages to get up-to-date information on events and links to registration when it opens.   

Why Bike To Work Day?

Bike to Work Day is an event celebrated across the United States each May to encourage and celebrate bicycling to work and promote public awareness of bicycling and bicycle safety.

Locally, B2WD promotes a “clean commute” and is part of the region's Clean Commute Initiative, which begins in April. Late Spring is the start of the ground-level ozone season when we hear about Code Red and Orange Ozone Action Days. On those days, the air is dangerous to breathe – especially for the young and for the elderly. Emissions from single occupancy vehicles contribute significantly to our region's dangerous ozone levels. Bike commuting can improve the air we breathe.    Read 5 reasons why employers should love bicycle commuters 

Stay up-to-date with Bike to Work Day and other great bike events from around the Baltimore region through our Facebook or Twitter pages.

 

Volunteers wanted to lead convoys!

As part of this event, seasoned commuters step up to lead convoys of riders to locations around the Baltimore area and beyond. It’s a great way to learn more about route planning and bicycle safety, while getting to meet others who enjoy biking to work.

If you'd like to volunteer let us know @  b2w@baltometro.org or comments@baltometro.org.  

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For more information: Russ Ulrich, rulrich@baltometro.org, 410-732-9575

 

           

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Last Updated on Friday, 24 March 2017 17:17