Ypsilanti Bike-Bus-Walk Week Activities – May 12-18, 2019
Try alternative transportation (bike, walk or take a bus) for a day, or the whole week, during Bike-Bus-Walk Week. We hope that it may come a regular, healthy, habit all year!!!
Free Coffee For Bicyclists - Beezys Café (20 North Washington Street) will offer a free small coffee to anyone who brings in their bike helmet during Bike-Bus-Walk Week.
Wednesday, May 15 – Ride Of Silence
Silent ride to commemorate bicyclists killed or injured while riding and part of a world-wide event urging everyone, cyclists and motorists, to “share the road”. Ride length of 9 miles at a relaxed pace taking approximately one hour.
The Washtenaw County ride is in Ypsilanti – 7pm, May 15h - Recreation Park - Rutherford Pool parking lot, Congress and Elm Streets. Sponsored by the Ann Arbor Bicycle Touring Society (www.aabts.org), Bike Ypsi (www.bikeypsi.org) and the Program To Educate All Cyclists (www.bikeprogram.org). The ride is free and open to the public. All paticipants are asked to wear a bicycle helmet and to obey all traffic laws. For more information about the Ride Of Silence itself visit www.rideofsilence.org. For more information about the local Ride Of Silence, including a route map, click here.
Friday, May 17 - Bike To Work Day Comes To Ypsilanti!
Consider biking or walking to work or for errands in Ypsilanti! This one-day of the year is dedicated to getting people on bikes so give it a try. If you are walking or bike riding to work or for errands in Ypsilanti May 17th, stop by the Bike To Work Day booth in front of Beezy’s Café, 20 N. Washington Avenue from 7am to 9am for biking/walking information, maps and free coffee/snacks. For those needing to go to Ann Arbor, join the group commute ride to Ann Arbor leaving at 8am from Beezys (come earlier for breakfast – Beezys opens at 7am and they can cook fast). Groups will plan to stop at bike commuter stations set up around Ann Arbor where snacks and refreshments will be available (commuter station locations can be viewed starting in late April at http://annarborbiketoworkday.org)