Engineering Services, Public Works & Natural Resources
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Biking to work in Colorado is a tradition. The City of Boulder first celebrated Bike to Work Day more than 25 years ago. Colorado Department of Transportation then began promoting it statewide, and, in 1995, the Denver Regional Council of Governments began helping the area's cities and counties link their individual events together. Bike to Work Day is celebrated in Longmont as well as many other communities along the Front Range and in the mountains.
Register for the Bike To Work by clicking on the following link:
- It's a great way to fit exercise into your day;
- Fewer cars on the road means less congestion on roads and pollution in the air;
- Cycling energizes you to start your day and de-stresses you afterwards so you arrive at work and home feeling refreshed;
- You save a lot of money on gas and maintenance for your car; and
- It's fun...you might surprise yourself by loving it.
Bike To Work Breakfast Stations (6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.) - Check back often as bike stations will continue to be added
- City of Longmont Civic Center – 350 Kimbark Street
- Pancake Breakfast
- Bike Tech
- Music provided by Shack O Love
- Javastop – 301 Main Street
Bike To Work Home Stations (4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.) - Check back often as bike stations will continue to be added
Check back for updates to breakfast and bike home stations lists.
Host a Bike To Work Breakfast Station
If you’d like to host a station, registering is easy.
1. Register your breakfast station at http://www3.drcog.org/biketowork
2. Create a user profile
3. Login and use the “register a breakfast or bike home station” link under the “My Tasks” bar
4. Read and agree to the statements in the responsibility agreement*
5. Indicate the location of your station
6. Submit your station information
7. Stations will be shown on DRCOG’s interactive map and listed on the City of Longmont’s Bike to Work Day page.
*Stations must be able to provide the following (see DRCOG’s website for complete agreement):
- Food and beverage snacks and other incentives (i.e. water, juice, coffee, energy bars, pastries and fruit) for at least 25 people (Longmont stations typically see between 15-25 riders)
- Minimum operating hours of 6:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. (breakfast station), 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (bike home station)
- Easy and safe access for bicycles
- Bicycle racks or a designated space for bicycle parking
- Table or other display space for refreshments, etc.
- General first aid kit
- Staff or volunteers to help distribute refreshments and greet bicycle commuters (we can help organize volunteers)
- Arrange delivery or pick-up of donated food and beverages and other incentives
- Coordinate clean-up
Sponsor a Bike To Work Breakfast Station
Does your business want to sponsor a breakfast station? We can help. Contact us if you’d like to donate products, food or money to support a breakfast station.
Contact us: Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 303-651-8304.
Big Wheel Sponsors
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Pedal Pushers Sponsors
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