Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Bicycle Events You Can Take Part In

There's a lot going on with bicycling lately. Here are just a couple opportunities you can take advantage of in May:

- Library Bike Commuter Nights

Free info sessions with great how-to’s for new or experienced commuters.

May 4, 7-8:30 pm Moran Prairie Library, 6004 S Regal Street, Spokane
May 5, 7-8:30 pm Spokane Valley Library, 12004 E Main Avenue, Spokane Valley
May 6, 7-8:30 pm North Spokane Library, 44 E Hawthorne Rd, Spokane

- Smart Cycling - Traffic Skills 101 May 12/May 15

SPACE LIMITED so sign up now. League of American Bicyclists "Smart Cycling, Traffic Skills 101" classes are on the first evening listed, and all day Saturday to total 9 hours for the course. You’ll have in-class learning and some on-the-road bike practice. Cost is $30 for a course and includes text. Pre-registration is required.

May 12, 5 - 8 pm & Saturday May 15, 9 am - 3 pm: At Spokane Regional Health District. Email for questions or to register.

- Fish Lake Trail Dedication May 14

The Fish Lake Trail segment from Spokane to Scribner Road will be dedicated Friday, May 14 at 3 p.m. at the trailhead just off Sunset Highway.

- Bike the Lilac Parade May 15

Ride in the Spokane Lilac Parade the evening of Saturday, May 15 with the SpokeFest entry. Sign up here.

- Bike to Work Week: Get registered!

Bike to Work Week is May 16- 23. Hurry and get registered by clicking here.

2 comments:

BiketoWork Barb said...

UPDATE on Fish Lake Trail dedication--just heard they changed the time for the ceremony to 3pm.

@BarbChamberlain

SRTC Staff said...

Thanks Barb- I had an extended blog hiatus so glad you got the correction on there.

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SRTC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Spokane County. Urbanized areas with populations exceeding 50,000 people are required to have an MPO. SRTC was formed to address the county's transportation planning needs. It provides coordination in planning between the public, cities, small towns, the county, the state, transit providers, and tribes.

SRTC offers services including transportation monitoring, transportation modeling, census information analysis, travel demand forecasting, historical traffic count analysis, geographic information systems, and trip generation rates.