PRESS RELEASE: City Celebrates Cyclists During Annual Bike Month

Press Release

City Celebrates Cyclists During Annual Bike Month

April 29, 2019

Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager

Redmond, WA – May 1 kicks off a month-long celebration of biking in Redmond as the City joins communities around the country in recognizing National Bike Month. By providing an extensive network of on-street bike lanes and off-street trails for easy access to Downtown, neighborhoods, parks, and even other cities, Redmond is an ideal place to bike for commuting or pleasure.

Some of the National Bike Month events happening in Redmond include:

  • Bike to School Day – Through the Redmond SchoolPool program, local students are incentivized to ride their bikes to school on Wednesday, May 8, National Bike to School Day, in addition to biking, walking, riding the bus, or carpooling to school all month long. More information is available at
  • Bike Bash – Join the Bike to Work Day Party happening Friday, May 17 from 4 - 7 p.m. at the Redmond Central Connector Park and Downtown Park. Enjoy live music, food trucks, local bike shops, a beer and wine garden, kids bike rodeo, and more. Information is available at    
  • Go Redmond Commuter Incentives: Go Redmond participants who log a bike trip on their trip calendar before May 17 will earn a free bike t-shirt to pick up at the Bike Bash. Find out more at
  • Adult Cycling Classes: Between April and September, three levels of small group bicycle education classes for adults are being offered to help adults ride safely and confidently in Redmond. More information about these hands-on classes is available at

By providing encouragement and education around biking, the City is working to reduce neighborhood traffic congestion and local air pollution, and increase the physical health of our community.

For questions and more information on this press release contact Lisa Maher, Communications & Marketing Manager, at or 425-556-2427. This press release is available on