ST. PETERSBURG, FL (May 15, 2017) – As part of National Bike Month, the city of St. Petersburg is promoting National Bike to Work Day, Friday, May 19, with a set of three group bicycle rides ending with a rally at Williams Park, 330 Second Ave. N. Bicycling to work is a fast, economical, healthy, and fun way to get to work for many residents. The annual rally recognizes the city’s contributions to creating sustainable transportation options and celebrates the many benefits enjoyed by commuting bicyclists.
Citizens and media are invited to join riders at 7 a.m., starting from three locations, including Coffee Pot Park, at the corner of 1st St. and 30th Ave. NE.; The Historic Train Station at the Morean Center for Clay, 420 22nd St. S.; and Bartlett Park, 4th St. and 18th Ave. S. The rides each converge at 7:30 a.m. in Williams Park to enjoy free coffee and donuts, courtesy of Black Crow Coffee and hear remarks from Mayor Rick Kriseman. Mayor Kriseman will lead the bicycle ride from the Train Station to Williams Park.
For more information on St. Petersburg’s 2017 Bike to Work event, contact Cheryl Stacks, Transportation Manager, 727-892-5328 or firstname.lastname@example.org.