Bike To Work Day 2013

Photo Essay • Richmond Health and Environment

On Thursday, May 9th, nearly 400 Richmond riders joined the entire East Bay for the 19th annual Bike To Work Day. The City of Richmond partnered with the East Bay Bicycle Coalition, 511 Contra Costa, Building Blocks for Kids Collaborative, SunPower, the Richmond Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Rich City RIDES, and Urban Tilth to celebrate biking as an efficient, viable and cost effective form of transportation. Between 7:00 AM and 9:00 AM, Energizer Stations provided riders with water, reusable water bottles, coffee, snacks, prizes, a Bike To Work tote bag and more. Stations were set up throughout Richmond at Macdonald Ave. & San Pablo Ave., the Richmond Greenway, Marina Bay Park and Richmond BART. Over 200 Energizer Stations were located along local bike commute routes in all nine Bay Area counties.

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