Bike to Work Day – May 15th
Rain or shine, Providence will be joining cities across the country in hosting Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 15! Taking place at Market Square, 20 North Main Street, in downtown Providence, bicyclists will convene at 7:00am for refreshments and kick-off press conference at 7:30am. Providence Mayor David Cicilline, will lead the way as he bicycles to the event. Joining the Mayor at the podium will be Richard Godfrey, Director of Rhode Island Housing and Chair of The Providence Foundation Bike to Work and College Committee, Mike Lewis, Director of the RI Department of Transportation, Providence City Council member John Lombardi, Chris Wilhite of the RI Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Mark Dieterich of the Providence Bicycle Coalition.
Breakfast and refreshments will be served to cyclists from 7:00am until 10:00am. At 3:00pm Market Square comes alive with cool bike demonstrations and free styling, refreshments, live music, bicycle-related vendors providing safety tips and demonstrations, local environmental organizations, and information about upcoming bicycle signage and lane striping.