Many Pittsburghers hit the road today on two wheels for “Bike to Work Day.”
More than 500 people were expected to participate in the national cycling day locally, according to BikePGH.
The stand in Market Square is one of 12 hydration stations all around town.
Bikers say taking two wheels to work has plenty of pay offs other than skipping rush hour traffic, avoiding parking costs and cutting gas costs.
“It’s a lot of fun and you get to clear your head on the way to and from work, there are health benefits, there are air quality benefits, the list just goes on and on and on,” said Scott Bricker, the executive director of BikePGH.
Thousands of people took part in Bike to Work Day, many stopped by the hydration stations…
Tell Pittsburgh’s Mayoral Candidates that you want safe streets for biking and walking! There’s a good chance that Pittsburgh’s next Mayor will be decided on the Tuesday May 21 Democratic Primary. A supportive mayor is the difference between expanding on bike-friendly initiatives or a halt. GET OUT AND VOTE IN TOMORROW’S PRIMARY!!!
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