Cape Cod celebrates Bay State Bike Month – News – Barnstable Patriot

The Cape Cod Fee and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will be a part of regional and statewide efforts to have fun bicycling as a substitute for driving motor autos throughout Bay State Bike Month in September.

Sometimes held in Could, this yr’s Bike Week was postponed to September as a result of coronavirus pandemic. New this yr, the week has been expanded to a full month to lift consciousness about bicycling for transportation, health, and enjoyable. Key occasions are being held the week of Sept. 21-27 and can abide by social distancing necessities.

The spotlight of Bay State Bike Month on Cape Cod encourages participation in a Cape Cod Bike Month Bingo problem. Verify off bingo squares by using on totally different bike trails throughout the area, changing a automobile journey to your favourite espresso store or ice cream store with a bicycle journey, and getting a motorbike tune-up at a neighborhood bike store. Obtain the bingo card and share your rides on social media utilizing the hashtag #BikeWeekBingo to be entered right into a prize raffle.

As well as, the Cape Cod Fee can be highlighting bicycle initiatives and initiatives with a particular publication launched through the month.

Bike Month actions additionally embrace giveaways on choose Cape Cod RTA bus routes through the week of Sept. 21-25 for transit riders who mount their bikes on the buses.

A desk can be arrange on the Hyannis Regional Transportation Middle with free bike gear giveaways, together with bike lights and bells to maintain residents secure whereas bicycling Cape Cod roadways.

Further Bike Month occasions being held all through the Commonwealth, together with MassCommute’s Bicycle Problem, are posted at www.baystatebikemonth.org. Bay State Bike Month is supported partially by the Federal Freeway Administration, the Massachusetts Division of Transportation, and MassBike.