In recognition of Florida Bike Month in West Palm Beach and as part of the City’s sustainability goals, bicyclists are invited to pedal to work during the City’s 4th annual Bike-to-Work Week scheduled for March 27-31, 2017.
West Palm Beach, FL. (March 21, 2017)–
In recognition of Florida Bike Month in West Palm Beach and as part of the City’s sustainability goals, bicyclists are invited to pedal to work during the City’s 4th
annual Bike-to-Work Week scheduled for March 27-31, 2017.
There will be week-long events and offers to encourage City residents and commuters to try bicycling to work and to celebrate those who bike to work regularly. Bicycling is an easy, efficient and healthy way to get to work that reduces congestion and vehicle emissions. Bicyclists are encouraged to take the pledge to bicycle to work and could win prizes.
Events will include the following:
- Monday, March 27th to Friday, March 31st - Bike-to-Work week challenge.
Take the pledge to bicycle to work and you could win prizes. Log your trips at www.wpbtmi.org
- Monday, March 27th – Bicycle Street Smart and other commuting tips.
Centennial Bell Plaza outside the Palm Beach County Governmental Center, 301 N. Olive Ave., 11 am to 1 pm. Information and giveaways.
- Wednesday, March 29th – Bike-In Movie at Subculture Coffee
509 Clematis Street, 6 pm to 8 pm.
- Friday, March 31st - Bike-to-Work Day with other commuters
Join a group or ride solo to West Palm Beach City Hall on Bike-to-Work Day. Mayor Jeri Muoio will greet riders as they arrive at City Hall. From 7 am to 9 am, mingle with other bicycle commuters, and get energized compliments of Whole Foods Market. For more information on the group rides RSVP to Ellen Ostrowski at Ostrowski@pbworld.com
- From the Mangonia Park Tri-Rail Station, 1415 45th Street, ride with City Commissioners Paula Ryan and Keith James and County Commissioner Hal Valeche.
- From South Olive, 345 Summa Street, ride with Commissioner Shanon Materio and Friederike Mittner, Historic Preservation Planner for the City of West Palm Beach.
- From Target, 1760 Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard, ride with Tara Moreno, City of West Palm Beach Extension Services Librarian.
Week-long offers include:
- C Street Café, 319 Clematis St. in downtown West Palm Beach. Ride your bicycle to C Street Café and receive a free coffee from March 27th to March 31st.
- LA Fitness, 700 S. Rosemary Ave. in CityPlace. Bicycle commuters get free use of facilities, including showers, from March 16th to March 31st and specials to join the gym later.
- Rocco’s Tacos, 224 Clematis St. Bicycle commuters will get one complimentary bowl of guacamole, limit one per table, with the purchase of two entrees from March 27th to 31st.
- Grease, 213 Clematis St. Bicycle commuters will get one complimentary order of fries with the purchase of any sandwich or burger from March 27th to 31st.
The City of West Palm Beach and the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability have partnered with South Florida Commuter Services, the Florida Department of Transportation, the Downtown Development Authority, and the Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) to host Bike-to-Work Week. Other sponsors include SkyBike, Zipcar, Whole Foods, C Street Café, Bike America, LA Fitness, Rocco’s Tacos, and Grease.
Don’t forget your bike helmet and follow all traffic laws.
To register a bicycle commute and to find out more about the week-long events, offers, and activities,
and click on the “Bike Week” button.