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Bike to Work Day pit stops draw 10,500+ visits

May 18, 2017 - Bike to Work Day across San Diego County was enthusiastically embraced by commuters this morning, with pit stops recording more than 10,500 visits from bike riders who stopped by to enjoy everything from donuts and Clif bars to Suja Juice and coffee.

The SANDAG iCommute program organized 100 pit stops from Oceanside to San Ysidro and from Downtown San Diego to Lakeside. The pit stops were staffed by volunteers who provided encouragement, refreshments, and snacks. Those who registered for Bike to Work Day through iCommuteSD.com also received a free commemorative Bike to Work Day 2017 t-shirt.

Photos from the event can be viewed at Facebook.com/iCommuteSD. Everyone is encouraged to go to the page to enter and/or vote for their favorite Bike to Work Day pit stop, bike commuter, and bike commuter group.

The annual event aims to demonstrate that commuting to work by bike is a fun, environmentally friendly, and cost-saving alternative to driving. Via its GO by BIKE program, SANDAG encourages everyone to ride their bikes regularly as a means of transportation – whether it’s to work, to school, or to run errands.

Bike to Work Day 2017 was supported by: Clif Bar, Suja Juice, GoGo squeeZ, Cycle Quest, Revolution Bike Shop, Velofix, Mission Trails Bike Shop, Moment Bicycles, DecoBike, San Diego County Bicycle Coalition, and SportRX.

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For media inquiries, please contact the SANDAG Public Information Office at (619) 699-1950 or pio@sandag.org.