Curb The Car (Bike to Work) Day
The following page contains information and events to put some spring in your commute this May. May is Bike Month, but more than that, it's a time when we celebrate all forms of commuting that get you out of your car: biking, walking, bussing, carpooling, and more. What new work or errand commute will you try - bike, foot, bus, carpool?
Below are some upcoming events of interest:
Curb Your Car Day Celebration - Put some Spring in your Commute this May
May 4, 2022 - National Bike/Walk to School Day
Hanover Street School is organizing an event, and participation is encouraged by all. View the route here. Lebanon Police Department will chaperone and offer kids’ helmets for those in need. For more information, visit walkbiketoschool.org. And a big shout-out to SAU88 School Counselor David Jaffe for championing this year’s event!
Friends of the Northern Rail Trail (FNRT) will host a breakfast table (muffins, fruit, juice) at the intersection of the NRT and Bank St. Extension, next to Pat Walsh Park, from 7:00am - 7:30am on May 4th. Lebanon Middle School employees and students/families - bike/walk to the table en route to class!
May 11, 2022 - FREE Cycling Exercise and Injury Prevention Session
In honor of Bike Month, BE Fit Physical Therapy will share exercises that reduce the risk of common cycling injuries at 6:00pm at Upper Valley Aquatic Center. Free and open to the public; RSVP to Info@BEFit-PT.com.
May 13, 2022 - Lebanon "Curb Your Car Day" Celebration
May 16-20, 2022 - National Bike Week
Throughout the month of May 2022
What can your workplace do to participate?
Curb the Car Day Goals:
- Reduce traffic congestion in the City
- Meet more neighbors
- Get your bike pumped and checked
- Enjoy some recreation/exercise for the day
- Save money (these modes including the bus are free)!
- Benefit from cleaner air
- Have an immediate impact - more of your footprints means a lower community carbon footprint too
For more information about Curb the Car Day, or to volunteer and help sponsor events with time, prizes, or food in Lebanon, please contact Rebecca Owens at firstname.lastname@example.org.