It's National Bike Month!

May 6, 2021

May is National Bike Month, and there are several events you can be a part of! Take a look at some of what's happening across the country and in California. If there are any events you would like for us to add, please submit them here

Woman bicycling in bike lane

(Photo credit: Dan Burden,

Upcoming Events

Bay Area Bike to Wherever Day 2021

Join Bay Area residents on May 21st for the Bay Area Bike to Wherever day. This event is hosted by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission. To learn more about this event, click here

Bike to Work Week 

Join the League of American Bicyclists for Bike to Work Week, May 17-23, 2021. Learn more here

National Bike to School Day

The National Center for Safe Routes to School invites you to celebrate the joy of active commuting while building a sense of community and school spirit. Families, neighborhoods and schools can register their own events and celebrate any day in May! To learn more about this event, click here.

National Bike to Work Day

Hosted by the League of American Bicyclists, National Bike to Work Day will take place on May 21, 2021. To learn more about this event, click here

The Active Transporation Resource Center has provided an online course, "Bicycle Transportation: Basic Principles of Planning & Design." Check out our news item about this course and where you can learn more information. 

Bicycling Safety Tips

For bicyclists:

  • Always wear a helmet.
  • Travel in the same direction of traffic and go with the flow of traffic.
  • Be sure to use hand signals when stopping or turning.

For drivers:

  • Avoid distractions; never use your phone while driving.
  • Always be cautious of your surroundings and follow the speed limit.
  • Never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. 

For more tips, fact sheets and educational materials, check out

Bicycle Safety Resources