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Bike To Work Day 2014

West Chester BLUER and the Chester County Cycling Coalition are launching a Share The Road campaign this month, below are two events happening in our area. For more information on the Share The road campaign visit bike-to-work-daythe official website, www.wcbluer.org/ShareTheRoad.

Scheduled Events:

  • May 16, 7:30am – Bike To Work Day – Escort Mayor Comitta to work from the Mayor’s house (Brandywine Ave, north end of Everhart Park) to Borough Hall
  • May 16, 8:30am – the efforts of West Chester BLUER and the Transportation/Bike Friendly West Chester team are being recognized by PennFuture and the Sierra Club for their work to make bicycling a realistic alternative to driving in the West Chester area.

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Chester County Celebrating National Bike Month

Did you know that the month of May is National Bike Month? For the first time, West Chester will be celebrating the month due to the efforts of the Chester County Cycling Coalition, along with the support of the BLUER committee.  The volunteers will be implementing the outreach and education campaign in the Borough and on a countywide scale. The mission of the campaign is to bring cyclists and automobile drivers together to safely share the road. Below are some precautions and tips to keep in mind whether you are a motorist or biker. Also, if your interested in getting more involved with Bicycle Month, check out some of the awesome events happening around Chester County by clicking here.

Advice for Bicyclists

  • Obey the law
  • Ride on the right
  • Be predictable
  • Stay visible
  • Watch for pedestrians

Advice for Motorists

  • Stay alert
  • Give some room
  • Take a look
  • Lay off the horn
  • Pay attention

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