News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/17/2022 10:19:44 AM to 6/17/2022 10:25:03 AM.

News Flash

Public Works and Transportation News

Posted on: May 17, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Bike to Work Day 2022

Prince George's County Celebrates “National Bike Week and Bike to Work Day”

LARGO, MD – The Prince George’s County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPW&T) is Prince George’s Proud to celebrate National Bike Week, May 16-22, 2022, and Bike to Work Day, May 20, 2022. Participants will receive important bike safety, mobility, and resource information during this event.  

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of “Bike to Work Day” in the National Capital Region. As part of the celebration, the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG), Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicyclist Association (WABA) are coordinating approximately 100 “Bike to Work Day” events across the region including 10 pit stops in Prince George’s County. Vison Zero Prince George’s is a proud Bronze Supporter of Bike to Work Day. 

The Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center will be 1 of 10 pit stops co-hosted by DPW&T, M-NCPPC Department of Parks and Recreation, Prince George’s County and the Prince George’s Countywide Bicycle and Pedestrian Community Advisory Group. This particular pit stop will be held at 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD. The site is adjacent to the Perrywood Elementary School and the paved Watkins Park Trail. Additionally, the site is easily accessible to/from existing bike lanes along Watkins Park Drive. The Pit Stop will operate from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM. 

As we celebrate this day, we are reminded that bicycling is an affordable and sustainable alternate form of transportation. Safety is a shared responsibility, and we encourage cyclists to be seen, be alert and be safe while cycling, and implore motorists share the road with all roadway users. Please visit  PGC Be Seen. Be Alert. Be Safe campaign for more safety tips.

Whether commuting to the office or working from home, residents, employees and visitors can participate and register for “Bike to Work Day” at https://www.biketoworkmetrodc.org/. Registration is open until Friday, May 20, 2022. On-the-spot registration will also be available. 

 

Prince George’s County Pit Stop Locations/Times:

Bladensburg Waterfront Park, 4601 Annapolis Road, Bladensburg, MD
 7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

College Park City Hall Plaza, 7401 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD
 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Greenbelt – Aquatic & Fitness Center, 101 Centerway, Greenbelt, MD
 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Hyattsville at Driskell Community Park, 4000 Hamilton Street, Hyattsville, MD
 6:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Largo/Kettering/Perrywood Community Center, 431 Watkins Park Drive, Upper Marlboro, MD
 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Mt Rainier Bike Co-op, 3601 Bunker Hill Rd Mt. Rainier, MD
 7:00 – 9:00 a.m.

Oxon Hill/National Harbor, 100 Heritage Cove Road, Oxon Hill, MD
 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.

Port Towns – Edmonston, Decatur Street & NE Branch Trail, Edmonston, MD
 7:00 – 9:00 a.m. & 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Riverdale Park, 6621-B Baltimore Ave, Riverdale Park, MD (Corner of Rt. 1 & Van Buren Street)
 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

University of Maryland, 8056 Regents Drive, College Park, MD 

3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

                                                                                          ###

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Public Works and Transportation News