Bay State Bike Week

May 10-18 is Bay State Bike week, an annual celebration of human-powered, two-wheeled transportation! Biking enthusiasts across Massachusetts are planning events in their communities to help raise the visibility of bicycling, engage new riders, and promote the benefits of cycling for transportation and recreation. Bicycling is also great exercise and helps to reduce our carbon footprint.

Join the MassCommute Bicycle Challenge! You can join the fun by joining this free week-long challenge to to use your bicycle instead of your car to get where you need to go. Register for the Challenge today and log in your miles all week. Recognition and prizes are given for categories such as schools, businesses, individuals, and communities. Check it out here.

Waltham Events

Mayor Jeannette McCarthy recently proclaimed May to be Waltham Bike Month and May 10-18 to be Waltham’s Bike Week! You can read the official proclamation here.

Check out some more events in Waltham:

  • Waltham’s First Annual Bicycle Update –  On May 13th, come learn what Waltham is doing to support and encourage biking in Waltham. The meeting will be held at 119 School St. in the auditorium from 7-8 PM. Please see the flyer here.
  • Transportation Working Forums – Waltham’s Planning Department is hosting a series of community forums  on the topic of healthy transportation. The next forum will be about forming a Healthy Transportation Advisory Group. This meeting will be held at 119 School St. in the auditorium from 6:30-8 PM. Please see the flyer on the city website here.

Happy biking! Have a favorite place to bike in Waltham? Let us know!

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