Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and Central Florida Residents Will Pedal to Work as Part of Central Florida Mobility Week and Go DTO
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer will lead hundreds of Central Florida residents as they pedal into work during the city’s 19th annual Bike to Work Day. This year, the event is part of Central Florida Mobility Week, a partnership with the Florida Department of Transportation, to promote safe and sustainable transportation choices, and the Go DTO downtown challenge run annually by reThink Your Commute.
The Bike to Work Day ride will take cyclists from Orlando Festival Park on Robinson Street into downtown Orlando and end at Orlando City Hall. A map of the route is attached.
As part of the event, participants will receive free coffee and bike tune-ups before the ride.
Friday, November 2, 2018
• 7:00 a.m. – Onsite registration and check-in at Festival Park
• 8:00 a.m. – Ride starts from Festival Park
• 8:30 a.m. – Ride ends at City Hall – **Mayor Dyer Media Interview Opportunity**
- Orlando Festival Park, 2911 East Robinson Street
- Orlando City Hall, 400 South Orange Avenue
This annual event is made possible thanks to the generosity of sponsors, including: Ace Metric, Bike Sag, Bikes Beans & Bordeaux, Bike/Walk Central Florida, Central Florida Expressway Authority, Cyclebar Winter Park, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, David’s World Cycle, Florida Department of Transportation, HDR, Juice Bike Share, Kyle’s Bike Shop, LYNX, Miracle of Love, Orange Cycle, OUC, Pulptown, reThink Your Commute, Retro City Cycles and VHB.
BIKING IN ORLANDO BACKGROUND:
Since 2003, Mayor Dyer has helped to transform Orlando’s urban environment and improve connectivity by investing in bike amenities, including launching a bike share program, bike repair stations and utilizing green bike lanes.
Today, Orlando, a Bronze-Level Bicycle Friendly Community, is home to more than 360 miles of urban trails, signed routes and lanes created specifically for biking, with over 40 miles of these off-street.