Montgomery County Celebrates ‘Bike To Work Day’ With Multiple Pit Stops Across The County on Friday, May 19

by MCS Staff

Bike to Work Day is held annually across the nation on the third Friday of May to celebrate bicycling as a fun, healthy and climate friendly way to get to work. MCDOT will sponsor seven pit stops with refreshments, music and local vendor displays at varying times throughout the morning of May 19. There will be free raffle prizes and a grand prize raffle of a new bike at each of the MCDOT-sponsored pit stops. Residents biking to work, as well as leisure riders, are encouraged to participate.

In addition to the seven pit stops sponsored by MCDOT, there will be more Bike to Work Day pit stops in the County operated by other organizations. PIT STOPS IN MONTGOMERY COUNTY:


Bethesda – Downtown (county sponsored): Woodmont and Bethesda Avenues (near Capital Crescent Trail), Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

FDA White Oak: FDA Historic Building #1 (in the circle) entrance off New Hampshire Avenue and Mahan Road, Open from 7 to 9 a.m.

Friendship Heights (county sponsored): The Shops at Wisconsin Place, Wisconsin & Western Avenues, Chevy Chase, Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Gaithersburg – Kentlands: Corner of Great Seneca Highway and Orchard Ridge Drive/Kentlands Boulevard, Open from 7 to 9 a.m.

Gaithersburg – Olde Towne Plaza (Afternoon): Gaithersburg – Olde Towne Plaza, 1 S. Summit Avenue, Open from 4 to 6 p.m.

National Institutes of Health Building 1: In front of Building One, 1 Center Drive, Bethesda, Open from 7 to 9:30 a.m.

North Bethesda at Pike & Rose (county sponsored): West of 935 Prose Street (next to Bark Social), Open from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m.

Rockville Fallsgrove at Thomas Farm Community Center (county sponsored): 700 Falls Grove Drive, Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Rockville Town Square at Dawson’s Market (county sponsored): Dawson’s Market, 225 N. Washington Street
Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Rockville at Twinbrook: 5635 Fishers Lane, Open from 7 to 9 a.m.

Silver Spring – Downtown at Veterans Plaza (county sponsored): Ellsworth Drive and Fenton Street, Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Downtown Wheaton at Marian Fryer Town Plaza (county sponsored): 2424 Reedie Drive (next to the Wheaton Metro), Open from 7 to 9 a.m.

Takoma Park – Downtown/Old Takoma: Takoma Urban Park (Gazebo), 7035 Carroll Avenue, Open from 6:30 to 9 a.m.

Takoma Park – Sligo Creek Trail: Sligo Creek Trail, at New Hampshire Avenue, Open from 7 to 9:30 a.m.

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