Fairfax County Bike to Work Day 2017

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Registration Now Open!

Join thousands of other bicyclists, environimentalists and exercise enthusiasts for Bike to Work Day throughout the National Capital Area on Friday, May 19, 2017. The event will be held rain or shine! Come out and meet other riders, learn about bike services and resources in the community, grab a free giveaway or two, and start your day by putting the pedal to the metal - bicycle style.

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Background Information

May is National Bike Month and Friday, May 19 is Bike to Work Day. Commuter Connections, the Washington Area Bicyclists Association (WABA) and local governments including Fairfax County will host one of the nation's largest Bike to Work Day events. The annual event is held every spring to increase awareness and expose people to the benefits of bicycling to work, the market, the library, the café, the book store, the bike shop…basically everywhere!

This year, there are 85 pits stops around the region. Thirteen pit stops will be set up throughout Fairfax County:

  • Burke VRE Park and Ride Lot (Near the train platform)
  • Fairfax City (Old Town Square)
  • Fairfax County Government Center
  • Fair Lakes (Fair Lakes Center in front of Noodles & Co)
  • Falls Church (W&OD Trail and Little Falls Street)
  • Ft. Belvoir (Mt. Vernon Memorial Highway & Mt. Vernon Road - just before the gate)
  • Herndon (Town Hall Green just off the W&OD)
  • Mosiac District (Strawberry Park)
  • Mount Vernon (Collingwood Park - enter from West Boulevard)
  • Reston (Wiehle-Reston East Metro Station - Plaza Level)
  • Springfield (Franconia-Springfield/Metro Park at Walker Lane)
  • Tysons Corner (In front of the Capital Grille)
  • Vienna (Vienna Town Green just off the W&OD Trail)

Stop by one of 13 pit stops in Fairfax County and enjoy refreshments, meet fellow riders and enter for a chance to win some awesome bike gear! Local bike shops will be on hand to provide free bicycle tune-ups. The first 16,000 participants who register (by May 12) will get a 2017 Bike to Work Day t-shirt and be eligible to win some cool prizes. To register online and get additional information, visit www.biketoworkmetrodc.org.

To find the most convenient bicycle route, check out the Bike Fairfax Interactive Map, contact the pit stop managers listed on Bike to Work Day Web site or contact the Fairfax County Department of Transportation's bicycle program staff at 703-877-5600, TTY 711 or e-mail DOTbicycleprograms@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Bike to Work Day is an opportunity to encourage people to think about bicycling as a commuter option. It's fun, healthy, and it's green! So dust off your bike, pump up the tires and hit the road on Friday, May 19. We'll see you there!  

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