Bike to Work Day scheduled for Friday

Bike to Work Day scheduled for Friday

Ditch your vehicle, grab a helmet and hop on your bike.

On Friday, bike owners across the country will dust off their wheels and hit the pavement as part of National Bike to Work Day, and those in Savannah are encouraged to kick off the celebration with a free breakfast.

And on Wednesday, community businesses, organizations and enthusiasts will have booths and treat stations set up across Anchorage.

In addition to offering new perspective, biking to work is good exercise and good for the environment.

"The vast majority of us drive to work alone and, if we can somehow move the needle a little bit by getting people to take some other form of transit, we're really going to address not only congestion, but also clean air", he said.

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May 17, 2017 Bike to Work Day Station Map from Bike Anchorage.

Burbank resident Mary Dickson, a member of Walk Bike Burbank, was one of those people.

For more information on bicycling in Pennsylvania, including safety tips, visit www.penndot.gov, scroll over the "Travel in PA" tab at the top and click on "Ride A Bike".

"For many people a bike is not an option, it is the way to go", Bennett said. Since 2013, the city has added nine miles of protected bike lanes including on Plymouth Avenue N., 3rd and 11th avenues S., SE.

Bicyclists are reminded that, as legal roadway users, they are required to obey all traffic laws, signs and signals.

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