More Than 75 D.C. Area Pit Stops Planned for ‘Bike to Work Day’

WASHINGTON — Friday marks Bike to Work Day, with 79 pit stops set up across the D.C. area offering refreshments and raffles.

The Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association have established Bike to Work Day as a “a clean, fun, and healthy way to get to work.”

There will be nearly 80 Bike to Work Day pit stops in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Each pit stop will provide registered attendees with free t-shirts and chances to win bicycles and other prizes. Registration is free.

Note: Zoom in on the Google map provided by the organization and click on the bicyclist icon of your choice to bring up information about that pit stop, or look beneath the map for a listing by jurisdication of all pit stops and click on pit stop name.

The MARC Bike Car will be running on limited service on the MARC Penn and Brunswick lines, allowing a limited number of passengers to bring full-size bicycles on-board for their weekday commute. On the Penn Line, there will be one morning and one evening trip in each direction and on the Brunswick Line there will be one morning trip down from Brunswick and one evening trip back to Brunswick.

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