Bike to Work Day Workplace Challenge

Friday, May 15, 2015

Bike to Work Day 2015 is Friday, May 15th! The Capital District Transportation Committee (CDTC) and Bikeatoga will once again sponsor the Capital Region Bike to Work Challenge for Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, and Schenectady Counties.

Trophies will be awarded in each county for the following categories. Winners will “own” the trophies until Bike to Work Day 2016.

  • Organization with the largest number of riders
  • Small organization with the highest percent participation (20 or fewer employees)
  • Organization over 20 employees with the highest percent participation
  • Person who rode the farthest.

In addition, this year the City of Schenectady will contribute a trophy for the highest percent participation for any municipality in the region, in which the mayor or supervisor rides to work.

This year, together with the New York Bicycling Coalition, we held Commuter Workshops in each city to hear from experienced bicycle commuters!

2015 Bike to Work Day Commuter Workshops

AlbanyThursday, April 30th5:30-6:30pmParish Pub, 388 Broadway
Saratoga SpringsThursday, April 30th5:30-6:30pmHarvey's Restaurant & Bar, 14 Phila St
SchenectadyFriday, May 1st5:30-6:30pmCentre Street Pub, 308 Union St
TroyFriday, May 1st5:30-6:30pmBootleggers on Broadway, 200 Broadway

If you are holding an event for Bike to Work Day 2015, please use our contact form and we will update this page with your event beginning in April.

Other Events:

The Department for Environmental Conservation’s office in Albany is once again hosting “Green Your Commute Day” with online registration for anyone commuting “green” to downtown Albany, with a Green Car Show, Local businesses, Give-aways, Bike shop, info on green commuting, and Downtown Albany info in Tricentennial Park mid-day on May 15th.

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