Bike Month 2018

Bike to Work Day is Thursday, May 17, 2018!  

Bike to Work Day is a nationally recognized event celebrated annually in May. Since May is also National Bike Month, San Diegans have opportunities to GO by BIKE all month long. Bike Month 2018 supports biking as an everyday, environmentally friendly, cost-saving commute choice.  

Bike to Work Day 2018. Bike to Work Day will be celebrated on a Thursday again this year. Register for Bike to Work Day and join thousands of commuters throughout the San Diego region as we GO by BIKE on the morning of Thursday, May 17.

Registration will open March 1.

Pit Stops. Pit stops are a great way for organizations to get involved on Bike to Work Day. They offer fun breaks for new and experienced bike riders to rest and pick up FREE t-shirts, snacks, and encouragement at 100 locations throughout the region. Pit stops will be open from 6 to 9 a.m.

Organizations interested in hosting a 2018 pit stop will need to complete an application. Pit stops will be awarded based on set criteria and not on a first-come, first-served basis.

Pit stop applications will be accepted March 1 - 23.

Bike to Work classes and events. Employers - get your employees ready for Bike to Work Day by taking advantage of FREE bike services offered by iCommute. Register for a free, on-site bike education class to get employees comfortable with riding. Participating employees can even receive free bike safety checks.

Register for a free bike education class.

2018 GO by BIKE Mini-Grant program. In support of the San Diego Regional Bike to Work Day on Thursday, May 17, 2018 and National Bike Month in May, the SANDAG GO by BIKE and iCommute teams are offering grants of up to $3,000 for programs or projects that promote biking through outreach and education, with a total of $40,000 in grant funding available. The application period for the 2018 GO by BIKE Mini-Grants has now closed. Grant award notifications will be sent by February 16.

Bike to Work Day 2017. More than 10,500 visits at 100 pit stops were recorded on Bike to Work Day, Thursday, May 18. Thanks to hundreds of volunteers, participants were able to visit pit stops throughout the region to rest, enjoy refreshments and snacks, and pick up a free commemorative Bike to Work Day 2017 t-shirt. Check out photos from last year's event on the iCommute Facebook page.

GO by BIKE all year long. The fun doesn't stop after Bike to Work Day! With more than 1,340 miles of bikeways in the San Diego region, you can get almost anywhere by riding a bike. Check out plans for new bikeways at iCommute can help you get started with riding tips, information about taking your bike on transitbike safety tips, and more. Chart your course using the San Diego Regional Bike Map.

For additional information, call 511 and say “iCommute” or email

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