Posts Tagged ‘bicycles’

Bike to Work Day — May 12, 2011

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

Bike TO WORK DAY will be on Thursday, May 12. This year will be the Bay Area’s 17th annual celebration that promotes bicycling as a healthy, fun and viable form of transportation, with offers of great prizes and recognitions. Are you ready?

2011 Employer Toolkit

As an employer, you are in a position to provide crucial support and encouragement. For a copy of the 2011 BTWD employer toolkit (which includes posters and T-shirt order forms) click here.

There are many ways for your company and employees to participate. Take your pick!

Bike Commuter of the Year: Deadline to nominate that special commuter who makes “Bike to Work Day” a daily event is this Thursday, April 14. Click here for the nomination form.

Team Bike Challenge: Form a team and compete with other groups in the Bay Area to win the grand prize! Click here to sign up your team.

Energizer Stations: Host one for your employees, or volunteer at a nearby site. To check the official list of BTWD Energizer Stations in San Mateo County, click here.

Biking With the Cops in Half Moon Bay

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

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The Half Moon Bay Police Activities League presents Biking with Cops on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at Cunha Middle School from 11am-1pm. Join the Half Moon Bay Police Officers as they lead participants through a variety of drills and competitions! Cameron’s Inn and Pub will be providing a BBQ for everyone and prizes will be awarded. All participants will get a certificate of participation. This event is totally FREE and, though focused on K through 8th graders, kids of all ages are invited.

Registration will be on site the day of the event: a parent or guardian’s signature is required. “We hope all will attend this fun filled community day. There may just be a few fun surprises in store!” said Susan Alvaro, chair of the Board of HMBPAL.

The mission of the Half Moon Bay Police Activities League (PAL) is to build a bond between police officers, community members and our youth. In collaboration with our partners, we strive to create a safe community while promoting the physical, social, and mental development of our youth.

For information, call Mark Reed at 650-726-8288 or mreed@hmbcity.com.

San Mateo County Free Bicycle Rack Program

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

Did you know about the free bicycle racks or lockers for your business in San Mateo County? The county is currently offering secure bike parking for employees, customers or residents in San Mateo County. The offer will run until June 30, 2011 or until the funds run out.

Buy one bicycle rack or locker at 50% off, get one rack or locker FREE. The Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance will cover up to $500 for each rack purchased at 50% off and up to $1000 for the free racks or lockers. You may purchase multiple racks or lockers with this offer. The free racks or lockers must be of equal or lesser value than the 50% discounted racks or lockers.

For more information contacting them at 650-588-8170 or alliance@commute.org.

To receive the Peninsula Traffic Congestion Relief Alliance newsletter, contact Karen@commute.org.