LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Metro will provide free bus and train rides for Los
Angeles County bicyclists tomorrow as part of ``Bike to Work Day,” one of
several events being held for the Bike Week LA bicycle and pedestrian safety
Along with Metro, other Los Angeles County transit providers that will
be offering free rides throughout the day are Santa Monica’s Big Blue Bus,
Commerce, Culver City Bus, Glendale Beeline, Long Beach Transit, Montebello Bus
Lines, Norwalk Transit, Torrance Transit, LADOT, Beach Cities Transit, City of
El Monte Transit, Pasadena ARTS and Carson.
Those who board participating buses and trains with a bicycle or bike
helmet will ride for free. Additionally, Metrolink will offer free transit
rides for bicyclists through the week.
More than 60 bicycle pit stops will be manned by schools, workplaces,
advocacy groups and other local organizations, according to Metro. Free
giveaways, refreshments and bicycling information will be available at the
various pit stop locations.
People who pledge to bike to work may also be eligible to win prizes by
posting pictures of their commutes on Twitter or Instagram with #BikeWeekLA or
pledging online at www.metro.net/bikeweek. Prizes include a REI Novarra Buzz
For a map of bicycle pit stop locations, visit www.metro.net/bikeweek.