Bike to Work Day 2012

Cyclists on San Mateo Drive at Bike to Work Day station in Menlo Park

As they’ve been the past few years, Menlo Park residents Bernadette and Kevin Callahan (wearing Bike To Work Day - bikes at Hillview Schoolgreen t-shirts) were stationed at the end of San Mateo Drive by the bike bridge handing out bagels, bananas, bags and bottled water to cyclists headed to work. They were one of nine such stations scattered around town as part of Bike to Work Day, in which people and kids are encouraged to leave the car behind and pedal to work. Whether the bike racks at Hillview School were any fuller than usual was difficult to determine.

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Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 10

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Most local schools will be participating in the 18th annual Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 10, sponsored by the Silicon Valley Bicycle Coalition, which notes that 40% of Bay Area commuters live within just five miles of their workplace. “If every person living this close to their workplace ditched their cars on Bike […]

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