City of Alexandria Invites Participation in Bike to Work Day on May 18

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For Immediate Release: May 4, 2018

The City of Alexandria encourages the community to recognize bicycle commuting as an affordable, efficient and environmentally-friendly way of getting to work, by participating in National Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 18.

Alexandria residents will be among the thousands of area commuters who celebrate Bike to Work Day by cycling to work and participating in special events around Alexandria and throughout the region.

Participants can register at for activities at one of five Alexandria “pit stops:”

Market Square/City Hall (301 King St.), from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Carlyle (300 John Carlyle St.), from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Del Ray (2704 Mt. Vernon Ave.), from 6 to 9 a.m.

Fairlington Shopping Centre (1700 Fern St.), from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Mark Center (directly across from 4825 Mark Center Drive), from 7 to 9 a.m.

The City-sponsored pit stop at Market Square will feature giveaways, free refreshments, a chance to win prizes donated by local businesses and sponsors, and a DASH bus that cyclists can use to practice loading and unloading their bikes.

Bike to Work Day is free and open to all commuters, but registration is required. The first 20,000 cyclists who register will receive a free t-shirt and be entered in a regional raffle to win a variety of prizes, including a new bicycle.

Bike to Work Day is part of Bike Everywhere Month, the City’s month-long celebration of cycling and cyclists. Other activities include Bike to School Day on May 9 and a variety of rides happening around Alexandria during the month.

For more information about Bike Everywhere Month and Alexandria’s Bike to Work Day events, visit

For media inquiries, contact Andrea Blackford, Senior Communications Officer, at or 703.746.3959.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email or call 703.746.4084, Virginia Relay 711.

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