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  • B2WD Waiver & BMC Privacy Policy

    Bike to Work Day Waiver

    I, the undersigned, freely acknowledge and realize the dangers of participating in BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 and fully assume all risks including but not limited to collision with pedestrians, vehicles, other riders, and/or fixed or moving objects, the negligence of other riders, sponsors, promoters or drivers, and dangers arising from falls, road surface, equipment failure, inadequate safety equipment, weather conditions, as well as the possibility of physical and/or mental trauma (or injury). I understand that the route requires bicycling on public roadways, and bicycling in bad weather and that cyclists have been hospitalized and/or killed because of traffic mishaps that are either their responsibility or others' responsibility and I further agree that I will bear all expenses incurred in any such accidents.

    I realize that the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 requires physical conditioning and I represent that I am in sound medical condition capable of participating in the ride without risk to myself or others, I have no physical or medical impediment which would endanger myself or others, I understand and agree that a situation may arise during the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 which may be beyond the control of the sponsors, promoters or organizers.

    I waive, release, and discharge for myself, my heirs, executors, administrators, legal representatives (including successors), any and all rights and/or claims which I have, may have or may hereafter accrue to me against the sponsors and promoters of the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018, the owner or lessee of any site where I will rest during the trip, or other sponsors or affiliated organizations and their respective agents, support personnel, volunteers and their representatives, officers and employees for any and all damages, injuries or claims which may be sustained by me directly or indirectly arising out of my participation in the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 whether caused by the negligence of those released above or otherwise. My waiver and release of all claims, demands, actions and liability shall include without limitation, any injury, damage or loss to my person or property which may be (a) caused by any act, or failure to act, by the above-identified persons and entities or (b) sustained by me before, during or after the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 and its related events.

    The above agreements and representations are my express understandings of the risks and I assume these voluntarily and freely without coercion or duress. This agreement may not be modified orally and may not be waived in any respect. I accept responsibility for the condition and adequacy of my bicycle, safety gear and riding equipment, and agree to abide by the rules of the BIKE TO WORK DAY - 2018 relating to the wearing of a helmet, identification tag, as well as other organization requirements. I understand that the law defines a bicycle as a vehicle and I agree to follow all traffic laws, signs, rules and regulations. I consent to the use of my likeness in photographs or slides by BALTIMORE METROPOLITAN COUNCIL, CLEAN AIR PARTNERS, AND OTHER PARTNERS for brochures and /or other promotional materials. I also consent to and permit emergency medical treatment in the event of injury or illness. I consent to receive electronic updates regarding Bike to Work Day. I have read this agreement, waiver and release.

    Baltimore Metropolitan Council Privacy Policy

    The Baltimore Metropolitan Council respects the privacy of our web site users and will protect it when you visit our site. This privacy policy explains what type of information is collected from you when you visit, and how BMC uses it.

    When you visit the BMC site, we collect certain information that does not identify you personally. We use this information to determine site performance issues, such as number of hits, most requested pages and general activity of this site, and to improve the content of our web site.

    You may choose to sign up for one of our electronic newsletters. To remove your name from any newsletter list, please use the "SafeUnsubscribe" link at the bottom of the newsletter.

     

    Personal Information

    If you send us an e-mail with a question or comment, or fill out a form that e-mails us the information, we will only use your e-mail to respond to your request for information. However, we may direct your message to another agency that is in a better position to answer your question.

    We may request personal information when you request data, or register for an event. This personal information may include your name, e-mail address, phone number, street address, etc.

    All personal information will remain confidential. We do not sell or rent information collected about our visitors via our web pages to any outside company or organization. We do not provide your personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, except if required to do so by law.

    Please send any concerns about the privacy policy to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

     

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  • Bike to Work Day

    ** SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT **

    Bike to Work Day has been

    POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, JUNE  1

    Due to Severe Weather Forecasts

    Registration will remain open until Wednesday, May 30th


    The Baltimore Metropolitan Council (BMC) is excited to celebrate the 21st annual Bike to Work Day on its new date Friday, June 1, 2018. The celebration will feature hundreds of cyclists at over 45 events throughout the region.

    Find Your Pit Stop

    On Friday, June 1, 2018 there will be dozens of Bike to Work Day pit stops all over the Baltimore metropolitan region, welcoming bicyclists. Each pit stop will provide registered attendees with free t-shirts and chances to win bicycles and other great prizes. Please be sure to register with your pit stop location to be eligible for the free t-shirts and prize raffle. T-shirts are available to the first 2,500 who register and attend. Feel free to visit multiple pit stops on Bike to Work Day but remember your free Bike to Work Day T-shirt can only be picked up at the pit stop you select during registration.

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    Register

     Zoom in on the map and click on the bicyclist icon of your choice to bring up information about that pit stop, or select your county from the buttons above to see a listing of pit stops in that area.

    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 @  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


    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 


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