bike to work week

The proposed location of the new bridge along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail crossing Island Highway in Colwood. The City of Colwood will be set up along the trail at this location on the morning of June 3 as part of GoByBike Week. (Courtesy of City of Colwood)

Colwood offering active transportation sneak-peek June 3

A booth will be setup along the Galloping Goose as part of GoByBike Week

 

Jacinta D’Andrea is inviting everyone to participate in Go By Bike Week, May 30 to June 5. She said it’s an opportunity to make a difference in the community’s air quality, get some exercise and just have fun. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Park the car and use active transportation instead May 30 to June 5

Spring Go By Bike Week encourages active transportation, raises awareness of need for infrastructure

 

Cyclists in downtown Victoria. (Black Press Media file photo)

Greater Victoria gears up for Go By Bike Week with Commuter Challenge

Cyclists triumph over motorists in commuter race

 

Island Health medical health officer and avid cyclist, Dr. Mike Benusic, speaks during the April 20 kickoff event for Go By Bike Week. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)

Greater Victoria bike infrastructure applauded at Spring Go By Bike Week launch

Cyclists riding to work between May 30 and June 5 eligible for bike week prizes

Island Health medical health officer and avid cyclist, Dr. Mike Benusic, speaks during the April 20 kickoff event for Go By Bike Week. (Kiernan Green/News Staff)
Cyclists riding through Victoria from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 will have the option to catch transit for free as the city celebrates Go By Bike Week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Cyclists riding through Victoria from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3 will have the option to catch transit for free as the city celebrates Go By Bike Week. (Black Press Media file photo)
Capital Bike organizers Adam Krupper (left) and Sarah Frumento stand with Eddy Charlie and Kristin Spray of Orange Shirt Day Victoria. (John Holland/Capital Bike)

Fall Go By Bike Week returns, announces new reconciliation ride

Local spokes-person says annual event is gearing up to be a hit

Capital Bike organizers Adam Krupper (left) and Sarah Frumento stand with Eddy Charlie and Kristin Spray of Orange Shirt Day Victoria. (John Holland/Capital Bike)
Cyclists ride along the Selkirk Trestle. The renamed and revamped Go By Bike Week gets underway Monday, May 31 and runs through June 6. (Black Press Media file photo)

Go By Bike Week draws hundreds of teams, expands scope in Victoria and beyond

BC Transit offering cyclists free rides next week, celebrating Clean Air Day on June 2

Cyclists ride along the Selkirk Trestle. The renamed and revamped Go By Bike Week gets underway Monday, May 31 and runs through June 6. (Black Press Media file photo)
Fall Bike to Work Week rolls back into Victoria

Fall Bike to Work Week rolls back into Victoria

For the 25th year, Bike to Work Week encourages people to swap automobiles for bikes

  • Oct 22, 2019
Fall Bike to Work Week rolls back into Victoria
Karl Ullrich, owner of Oak Bay Bikes, offers a free tune-up during the Bike to Work Week celebration station in front of Oak Bay municipal hall on Tuesday afternoon. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)

VIDEO: Bike to Work Week station pops up in Oak Bay

Pop-up celebration stations offer free tune ups, treats and prizes all week in Greater Victoria

Karl Ullrich, owner of Oak Bay Bikes, offers a free tune-up during the Bike to Work Week celebration station in front of Oak Bay municipal hall on Tuesday afternoon. (Travis Paterson/News Staff)
The 25th annual Bike to Work Week is from May 27 to June 2 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria gears up for Bike to Work Week

This year celebrates the 25th annual Bike to Work Week

The 25th annual Bike to Work Week is from May 27 to June 2 (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
Seventeen teams took part in the Commuter Challenge Wednesday morning; the majority of winners were on bikes. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS

Cyclists win Bike to Work Week’s Commuter Challenge kickoff

16 teams of cars vs. bikes raced to see who could reach downtown destination fastest

Seventeen teams took part in the Commuter Challenge Wednesday morning; the majority of winners were on bikes. Nicole Crescenzi/VICTORIA NEWS
Bike to Work Week kickoff launches six-week countdown

Bike to Work Week kickoff launches six-week countdown

THe 2018 Bike to Work Week is May 28 to June 3

  • Apr 17, 2018
Bike to Work Week kickoff launches six-week countdown
Cyclists travel down Serlkirk Trestle South. Next week is Victoria’s Bike to Work days on Oct. 3, 4, and 5. (John Holland/submitted photo)

Bike to work days roll out next week in Victoria, Saanich

Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society encouraging riders to commute via bicycle

Cyclists travel down Serlkirk Trestle South. Next week is Victoria’s Bike to Work days on Oct. 3, 4, and 5. (John Holland/submitted photo)
Cyclists ride along the Galloping Goose Trail on Wednesday morning in Victoria. Thousands of cyclists will participate in the annual Bike to Work Week, which continues until June 4. Bike to Work Week began in Greater Victoria in 1995 with the objectives of raising the profile of commuter cycling and introducing new people to the benefits of cycling to work. Kendra Wong/Victoria News

EDITORIAL: Cycling’s popularity lasts more than a week in Victoria

Bike to Work Week Victoria illustrates the demand for cycling infrastructure

  • May 31, 2017
Cyclists ride along the Galloping Goose Trail on Wednesday morning in Victoria. Thousands of cyclists will participate in the annual Bike to Work Week, which continues until June 4. Bike to Work Week began in Greater Victoria in 1995 with the objectives of raising the profile of commuter cycling and introducing new people to the benefits of cycling to work. Kendra Wong/Victoria News