Metro to Provide Free Rides to Bicyclists for Bike Week

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    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
    campaign.

    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
    city bike.

    For a map of bicycle pit stop locations, visit www.metro.net/bikeweek.

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    Metro to Provide Free Rides to Bicyclists for Bike Week
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    Metro to Provide Free Rides to Bicyclists for Bike Week
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    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 campaign.
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