#BTWD2017 in pictures and tweets!

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Bike to Work Day 2017 broke records with 18,700+ registered participants riding to work and enjoying pit-stop goodies and great fun across the region. Here’s a look back through some of our favorite pictures and tweets. The morning kicked off with convoys and trail rides.  Commuter Connections Director Nick Ramfos rode in a convoy from Frederick,…

There’s nothing to lose. Try bike commuting on Bike to Work Day!

“Just try it!” That’s the message some veteran bike commuters on the TPB’s technical program staff gave when asked what they would tell folks who might be considering taking part in the region’s annual Bike to Work Day, coming up Friday, May 19. “What have you got to lose?” said Steve Osborn, a specialist with…

A look back at your photos from Bike to Work Day 2016

It’s May and as we gear up for Bike to Work Day 2017, we thought we would take a moment to share some of the great photos from last year. If you’re a photographer and take  photos of pit-stops and events for Bike to Work Day, be sure to add them to our Flickr pool!…

Bike to Work Day demonstrates what is possible

Ron Milone is the director of the TPB’s travel forecasting program. After 20 plus years of routine commuting, he participated in Bike to Work Day for the first time ever on Friday, May 20, 2016, riding 18 miles from his home in Rockville to the COG offices in NoMa. Everything was set. The sun was…

#Rons1stBTWD in pictures and video!

Our chief travel forecaster, Ron Milone, gave bike-commuting a try for the first time ever this year. Ron cycled 18 miles from his home in Rockville to our offices near Union Station in DC. We followed Ron on his journey and outfitted him with a GoPro so he could document his ride. Here are some…

Highlights from a gorgeous #BTWD2016

Beautiful weather greeted bike commuters for Bike to Work Day 2016 on Friday, May 20. More than 17,000 people registered to take part in the event that encourages people to give bike-commuting a try. The annual event is a partnership between the TPB’s Commuter Connections program, and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA). A total…

How I decided to ride on Bike to Work Day

Ron Milone is the director of the TPB’s travel forecasting program. He will be participating in Bike to Work Day for the first time ever this Friday, May 20, riding from his home in Rockville to the COG offices in downtown DC. He was inspired to graduate from his stationary bike to trying out bike…

Check out some cool BTWD videos

The region is gearing up for Bike to Work Day 2016 on Friday, May 20. Cities, counties, businesses, and community groups across the region are organizing pit stops to welcome cyclists and celebrate the day. They’re also producing fun videos to spread the word and inspire commuters to give bicycling a try! Check out some of the cool videos…

Bike to Work Day: 6 tips, tricks, & things to know

May is National Bike Month and every year Commuter Connections, a program of the TPB, partners with the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) to sponsor Bike to Work Day. This year’s event will take place on Friday, May 20. Bicycling in the region keeps getting easier, and more people are doing it! Since 2005, we’ve…

TPB proclaims May 20 as Bike to Work Day 2016

The TPB kicked off the month-long lead-up to this year’s regional Bike to Work Day with a proclamation-signing on April 20. Bike to Work Day aims to inspire first-time bicycle commuters and encourage people who already bike to work to do so more often. TPB Chairman Tim Lovain signed the official TPB proclamation, which sets…