TransIT and City of Frederick Celebrate Bike to Work Day

A pre-registration party is taking place at Bicycle Escape on Friday, May 11th.

FREDERICK, MD – On May 18th, 2018, the Metropolitan Washington region will celebrate Bike to Work Day’s 18th year.   Bike to Work Day is a regional event coordinated by Commuter Connections and the Washington Area Bicycle Association to provide awareness for bicycle commuting and increase participation as a means of transportation. The region will host over 100 pit stops including Frederick, hosted by TransIT Services of Frederick County and the City of Frederick, at the Frederick Transit Center on East Street from 6:30 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. The first 20,000 registrants in the region will receive a free t-shirt with registration.

Frederick’s event includes a ceremonial ride through Downtown Frederick followed by free refreshments from Krispy Kreme, The Common Market, and coffee from McDonalds, music from KEY103, remarks from local dignitaries, and a chance to win great prizes from The Bicycle Escape, Glory Doughnuts, Cycle Fit and Wegmans.

Commuters who are interested in participating in Bike to Work Day but are commuting out of county will be able to take their bikes on the 894 MARC Train out of Frederick in the morning and the 893 MARC Train back into Frederick in the evening.

A  pre-registration party will be held on Friday, May 11, 2018, at Bicycle Escape, from 5;00 pm until 8:00 pm.  Participants can register early, pick up free T-shirts and get a free bicycle tune-up, according to Kendall Tiffany, spokeswoman, TransIT Services of Frederick County.

To register for Bike to Work Day, please visit and select Frederick as the pit stop location.