Bike to Work Day – May 12, 2016

Thanks to everyone who rode on Bike to Work Day! We had an amazing day complete with three bikeway ribbon cuttings, ten Bike Happy Hours, and over 20,000 people counted at East Bay Energizer Stations. Read our Press Release for pictures and stories from the big day.

[Photo credit: Noah Berger]

Get Involved in Bike to Work Day 2017

Do you love the community spirit that makes Bike to Work Day happen? Would you like to join in by hosting an Energizer Station for your business, school or nonprofit organization? Contact Events Manager Dave Mann ( to find out more about what’s involved in hosting a station.

Ride to work and get your free canvas bag

Visit one of our 130 Energizer Stations to get your free Bike to Work Day bag. This handy canvas tote is filled with snacks, coupons, and useful information for your bike commute. Our station hosts will greet you with refreshments and high fives to cheer on your morning ride.

Celebrate in the evening at a Bike Happy Hour

Visit one of the ten (that’s right,ten!) happy hours around the East Bay. These fun community events are great for all ages – come out and have a blast at your local Bike Happy Hour.

Protected bike lane ribbon cuttings

We’re rolling out the green carpet for Bike to Work Day! Protected bike lanes are hitting the ground in the East Bay, bringing you a safer and more comfortable ride. Join us on Tuesday, May 10 to cut the ribbon for Telegraph Avenue’s new protected lanes. Bike to Work Day will see grand openings for bikeways on Fulton Street in Berkeley, Christie Avenue in Emeryville and Grand Avenue in Oakland and Piedmont. Show your support for these great projects by attending a ribbon cutting.

Ride all month with Team Bike Challenge

Team up and ride with friends and co-workers during Bike Month with Team Bike Challenge! See how many miles you can log throughout the month and compete with other teams around the Bay. Visit to register and start building your team.

Spread the word to friends and co-workers

Download our Bike to Work Day promotional materials and the Bike to Work Day Guide (published in the East Bay Express on May 4).

Bike Month is for kids too!

Find out more about Bike to School Day.

Are you new to bike commuting?

Check out our Tips on Getting Started Riding to Work.

Thank you to our generous Bike to Work Day Sponsors!

511 MTC Kaiser Oakland ACTC Berkeley Dan Rose Bayer Hayward Sports Basement Fremont CBD Sunpower Union Bank Hacienda

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