May is National Bike Month and communities throughout the country are celebrating biking in a variety of ways.
The Dublin Police Bicycle Unit is participating in the Ohio American Academy of Pediatrics “Put A Lid On It” campaign as part of Bicycle Safety Week, May 9-21, 2016.
Upcoming Bike Month Events
- Wednesday, May 4 – Bike to School Day: Coordinated by Girl Scout Troop 259, students at Scottish Corners Elementary are encouraged to participate in Safe Routes to School.
- Thursday, May 5 – Bike Rodeo hosted by Toys R Us: Bring the kids out to the Toys R Us located at 6547 Sawmill Road from Noon – 2 p.m. to learn and practice bike skills in a noncompetitive environment. The event includes Schwinn giveaways, bike safety discussion, bike safety checks and a bike helmet station!
- Monday, May 16-20 – Bike to Work Week: Bicycle use is encouraged!
- Friday, May 20 – Bike to Work Day: Join thousands of other Americans and commute to work via bicycle!
- Saturday, May 21 – Cycling 101 Class: Members of the Washington Township EMS Bike Patrol, Dublin Police Bike Unit and Dublin Bike Ambassadors will teach how to safely commute on your bicycle. Offered to both residents and non-residents, this class will take place at the Dublin Community Recreation Center. It is designed for children ages 12-17. Register online: https://www.wtwp.com/classes-programs/classes/cycling-101/
If your group is interested in learning about bike safety or want the Dublin Police to be a part of your bicycle event, please contact Sgt. Renae Rice, email@example.com or 614.410.4809.
For more information about bicycling and other forms of transportation visit http://dublinohiousa.gov/bicycling-in-dublin/shareourstreets-dublin-bike-safety/.