FAIRFIELD — Bike to Work Day returns to the Bay Area on Thursday.
The occasion is the 20th annual Bike to Work Day. The goal is to get people to give biking a try as a way to commute to the job.
To help bikers out, the event sets up “energizer stations” throughout the Bay Area. These are locations where bikers can stop for free refreshments and to register to win prizes.
Fairfield will have stations from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m. at the Linear Park Trail east of Pennsylvania Avenue, from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Solano County Government Center at 675 Texas St., from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ray’s Cycle at 1121 Texas St., from 7 to 8 a.m. at Armijo High School, from 3 to 6 p.m. at Chadbourne Road and Busch Drive and from 8 to 11 a.m. at Solano Community College, Building 400.
Suisun City will have a station from 6 to 8:30 a.m. at the train station, 177 Main St.
Travis Air Force Base will have a station from 7 to 9 a.m. at the Family Support Center, 351 Travis Blvd.
Vacaville will have stations from 6 to 8:30 a.m. at the Vacaville Transportation Center at 1501 Allison Drive, from 7 to 9 a.m. at VacaValley Parkway and from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ray’s Cycle at 400 Main St.
The event is sponsored by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission, Kaiser Permanente and 511 traveler information service. Go to www.commuterinfo.net for more information.
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