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May
2011
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06:30 PM
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Find out why two wheels are better than four - Bike to Work on May 30

B2WD%20Home%20Page%20Feature_ENHigh gas prices got you fuming? Leave the gas guzzler in the garage and take your bike instead during Bike to Work - and School - Day on Monday, May 30.


Bike to Work - and School - Day is annual event that encourages commuters to trade in their four wheel rides for two wheels in an effort to reduce vehicle emissions and adopt healthier lifestyle practices. The event is also a segway into Clean Air Commute Week, which takes place from Monday, June 13 to Sunday, June 19. Other local organizations that will be participating in this year's event include McMaster University, Horizon Utilities, St. Joseph's Healthcare and Hamilton Health Sciences.


To register for Bike to Work Week visit Smart Commute Hamilton's website. Once you register you'll be eligible for prizes including a weekend getaway for two in Northumberland Country.


Stay tuned to the Sustainability Office website for more information including the times and location for the Mohawk College check-in station that will be set up the day of the event.