What is Ride to Work Day?
Ride-to-Work-Day is an annual national and worldwide event where people ride their bikes to work. It’s an organized, non-profit event that promotes the benefits of motorcycle and scooter commuting to work. It started in 1992, as an informal community demonstration each year. In 2000, a non-profit organization called, Ride to Work was formed to organize Ride to Work Day, which is now celebrated on the Third Monday in June every year.
What promotions are going on for Ride to Work Day 2012?
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Fun Facts about Ride to Work Day
FUEL SAVINGS BENEFITS
If everyone rode their motorcycles or scooters to work, 15,000,000 gallons of gasoline would be saved per year.
The U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics state that motorcycle commuting could shorten traveling time up to 33 minutes each hour for town-city travel and 20 minutes each hour for journey times through both high traffic and low traffic areas.
Check how much you’ll save on gas by using your motorcycle to work with this Motorcycle Savings Calculator by www.geton.co.uk
How can you get involved? Get the party started!
http://www.ridetowork.org/ Gives information about involvement in the United States
http://ridetoworkday.co.uk/ Displays events going on in United Kingdom
http://www.motorcycling.ca/ Motorcycling in Canada
For more information, visit http://www.ridetowork.org.