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.
(Photo credit: Dan Burden, pedbikeimages.org)
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
- 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.
- 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 gosafelyca.org.