This year on F5 Bike to Work Day (Friday, May 18), thousands of people will take to the streets and hold a mass celebration of people-powered, two-wheeled transportation. Organizations all around the Puget Sound have stepped up to host commute stations where riders can stop and gather free resources, beverages, food, a nifty giveaway, and encouragement for riding.
If you would like to be a part of the celebration, you can join in as either a rider or as a host of your very own commute station! Cascade Bicycle Club is currently inviting community members to host DIY (do-it-yourself) F5 Bike to Work Day stations on May 18. Host a DIY (do-it-yourself) station in your neighborhood or outside your workplace and support bicycling in your community. Hosting a morning commute station is a great way for individuals and organizations to engage with bicyclists and build a sense of community amidst the festive atmosphere of F5 Bike to Work Day. Do-It-Yourself stations will appear on an online station map along with 50+ other Puget Sound commute stations.
Interested? Great! Cascade has provided a simple online guide to help you get started. Check out our DIY toolkit to find:
- Step-by-step instructions
- Sample Solicitation Letter
- Downloadable posters and graphics
The following materials will be available in limited quantities at Cascade Bicycle Club (M-F 9am-5pm only)
- Bike maps
- Safety print materials
Before you set up a station, be sure to read the basic station guidelines listed in the online DIY toolkit. Your creativity and enthusiasm will help make Bike to Work Day—and Bike Month—even more fun for your community. If you are interested in hosting a station, send me an email.