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Posted on: May 13, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Seminary Proclaims Bike to Work Week May 11-15

WHEREAS, millions of Americans engage in cycling because it is a viable and environmentally-sound form of transportation, an excellent form of physical fitness, and provides quality family recreation; and

WHEREAS, the education of cyclists and motorists as to the proper and safe operation of bicycles is important to ensure the safety and comfort of all users; and

WHEREAS, the League of American Bicyclists and independent cyclists throughout our state are promoting greater awareness of bicycle operation and safety education in an effort to reduce accidents, injuries and fatalities for all; and

WHEREAS, Bike-to-Work Week helps to increase public awareness for bicycling, educate the community about the benefits of bicycling for transportation purposes, and encourages people to try bicycle commuting. and urge our community to recognize the importance of sharing our streets and highways with cyclists and encourages citizens to participate in cycling activities to whatever extent possible during this week, including cycling to work.

NOW, THEREFORE, I Mike Seminary, Mayor of the City of Bismarck, do hereby PROCLAIM:

Bike to Work Week
May 11-15, 2015

Bike to Work Day
May 15, 2015

Citizens are encouraged to recognize the importance of sharing our streets and highways with cyclists and encouraged to participate in cycling activities to whatever extent possible during this week, including cycling to work.

Bike to Work Week Proclamation
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