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#BTWD2017 in pictures and tweets!

May 23, 2017
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It was hot and sunny on May 19 for Bike to Work Day 2017 (Chasingmailboxes/Flickr)

Bike to Work Day 2017 broke records with 18,700 registered participants riding to work and enjoying pit-stop goodies and great fun across the region. Here's a look back through some of our favorite pictures and tweets.


The morning kicked off with convoys and trail rides.  Commuter Connections Director Nick Ramfos rode in a convoy from Frederick, MD.

Meanwhile, in Reston, Virginia, TPB partner Virginia Department of Transportation highlighted employees' rides and pit stops.

In all there were 86 pit stops across the region to greet bike commuters on their way to work.

Bike commuters enjoy some "Southeast Love" at the Anacostia pit stop in the District of Columbia. (Nikki Peele)
Bike commuters enjoy some "Southeast Love" at the Anacostia pit stop in the District of Columbia. (Nikki Peele)

Learning about the Velocity Bike Co-op at the Del Ray pit stop in Virginia. (TPB)
Learning about the Velocity Bike Co-op at the Del Ray pit stop in Virginia. (TPB)

Bike commuters pose for pictures in front of the Bike to Work Day banner in Capitol Heights, Maryland. (John Epps)
Bike commuters pose for pictures in front of the Bike to Work Day banner in Capitol Heights, Maryland.  (John Epps)

#BTWD2017 stop 3 at River Terrace in NE D.C. Donuts and muffins! @NatCapRegTPB @BikeToWorkDay pic.twitter.com/5P8OOFD28V

TPB board members also participated by biking to work and talking with commuters.

 

TPB Vice Chairman Charles Allen at Eastern Market in DC. (TPB)
TPB Vice Chairman Charles Allen at Eastern Market in DC. (TPB)

Have any great photos to share? Be sure to add them to our Bike to Work Day flickr group!

Jacques and Hugo in Georgetown, DC. (Chasingmailboxes/Flickr)
Jacques and Hugo in Georgetown, DC. (Chasingmailboxes/Flickr)

The Georgetown pit stop gave bike commuters flowers in water bottle vases. (Chasingmailboxes/Flickr)
The Georgetown pit stop gave bike commuters flowers in water bottle vases. (Chasingmailboxes/Flickr)

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