Hartford, CT (April 30, 2014) - Bike Walk Connecticut is promoting bike commuting all around the state on May 16-National Bike to Work Day. Bike commuting reduces traffic, avoids pollution, saves gas-and burns calories! More than half of the U.S. population lives within five miles of their workplace, making bicycling a realistic, fun way to get to work. Rookies, veteran commuters and everyone in between are encouraged to pledge to Bike to Work on May 16 at www.bikewalkct.org/bike-to-work.
What: More than 20 Bike to Work Day breakfasts and events are scheduled incities, towns and at companies around the state on May 16. Nearly 20 separate meetups are also scheduled throughout the state. State government agencies are in on the action too, competing for the "Commissioner's Cup."
When: May 16, 2014, National Bike to Work Day
Hartford Event: Old State House (East Lawn), 800 Main Street, Hartford, 7 to 9 a.m., Program at 8 a.m. Held Rain or Shine.
Who: Bike Walk Connecticut with State Senator Beth Bye; DEEP Commissioner Rob Klee; DPH Deputy Director Kathleen Lewis; DAS Deputy Commissioner Martin Anderson; and Insurance Deputy Commissioner Anne Melissa Dowling at program at Old State House in Hartford
Statewide Events: Other Bike to Work Day events will be held all across the state. For details, see: http://www.bikewalkct.org/event-locations.html
Meet-ups: For a full list of meet-ups throughout the state, see: www.bikewalkct.org/meet-ups
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Bike Walk Connecticut, a statewide, not-for-profit membership organization, works to make Connecticut a better place to bike and walk.
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