Mayor Nutter Joins Bicycle Coalition for Bike to Work Day
Congressmen Fattah and Brady Also Participating In Annual Commute
MAY 19, 2011. PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA. Friday is National Bike to Work Day, and Mayor Michael Nutter, Congressman Chaka Fattah, and Congressman Bob Brady are all biking to work. The ride, free to the public, takes commuters from the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps to the Municipal Services Building (across from City Hall).
The Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is again organizing Philadelphia's Bike to Work Day. Riders gather Friday morning at 8:00 AM at the PMA steps. At 8:30 AM riders make the police-escorted trip down the Ben Franklin Parkway to Thomas Paine Plaza across from City Hall. There, Mayor Nutter will offer remarks. This is the fourth consecutive year Mayor Nutter has participated in the morning ride.
There will be photo opportunities at the PMA steps at 8:00 am and at Thomas Paine Plaza in front of the Municipal Services Building at approximately 8:45 am.
Bike to Work Day is one of a series of events celebrating Bike Month in the Philadelphia area. Additional details about Bike Month events are available on the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia's events page.