May 16, 2016 - As part of national Bike to Work Day on Friday, May 20, Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry is encouraging local residents to give bike commuting a try.
On their way to work, residents are invited to stop at Headwaters West for the City’s Bike to Work Day breakfast from 6:30 to 8 a.m. During the breakfast, cyclists can enjoy free coffee, bagels and fruit courtesy of Parkview Health.
“Biking to work is an efficient and fun way to get the exercise you need and enjoy the tremendous amenities we have in Fort Wayne,” said Mayor Henry. “I’m encouraged by the interest we’re seeing in biking and trails in our community. The unique quality of life in our City is one of the reasons we’re experiencing positive momentum and investments to move Fort Wayne forward.”
According to the League of American Bicyclists, there are many benefits to bike commuting, including:
Practical tips for planning an enjoyable and safe ride to work can be found online at: www.fwcommunitydevelopment.org/bike.
In addition to the Bike to Work Day Breakfast, numerous other events celebrating bikes, art, music and theater are planned throughout May. Check out www.KickstartFortWayne.com for a complete listing of all the events.