Mayor to lead annual ride to Everett Station
May 6, 2014
Contact: Meghan Pembroke, communications director, 425-257-8687
EVERETT – Celebrate National Bike Month on Friday, May 16, by joining Mayor Ray Stephanson and city officials as they lead a short ride from the Snohomish County Courthouse to Everett Station.
The celebration ride will depart from the plaza located at the corner of Wall Street and Rockefeller Avenue at 7:30 a.m. Upon signing in, participants in the celebration ride will receive a long-sleeved Bike to Work Day T-shirt on a first-come, first-served basis.
Bicyclists who ride by Everett Station (3201 Smith Ave.) between 5 and 9 a.m. on May 16 will receive complimentary bicycling maps, refreshments, promotional giveaways, free bicycle safety checks and the chance to win exciting raffle prizes. The Everett Station celebration is sponsored by Espresso Americano, Karl’s Bakery & Café, Tim’s Bike Shop, Everett Parks & Recreation, and Everett Transit.
South Everett bicyclists can stop by the Everett Boeing commute station at 75th and Seaway from 5 and 9 a.m. for refreshments and prizes. The Boeing commute station is sponsored by Boeing, Community Transit’s “Curb the Congestion” program and Gregg’s Cycle.
For a complete list of morning commute stations and other celebration rides throughout the region, visit Cascade Bicycle Club’s website at www.cascade.org. The online events calendar also includes classes and events designed to help beginners and regular riders incorporate bicycling into their commutes.
For more information on Bike to Work Day in Everett, visit www.everetttransit.org.