Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Clean Commute Week Schedule

Below is the schedule of events for Clean Commute Week. There's even more in the lineup this year, so there is something for everyone!

Saturday, June 16th - Bike Maintenance Clinic from 9 am - noon in the parking lot of the Transit Center (8th Street and Camino del Rio), just across from the Durango Farmer's Market. Get your bike ready for Clean Commute Week! Learn how to fix a flat, check your brakes, put you chain back on and much more! Light maintenance will be performed by local mechanics from Velorution Cycles.

Monday, June 18th - Pedometer Challenge: Pick up your FREE pedometer from the Transit Center and start counting your steps. The Challenge will run from Monday morning to Thursday at noon. Report your steps to the Multi Modal Department by 2 pm on Thursday. Winners will be announced on Thursday at the Love your Commute Party at Ska Brewing (Thursday, June 21). The pedometer is yours to keep!

Trails 2000 Corporate Commuter Challenge: Businesses can compete in this fun challenge to honor those who commute by bicycle.

Tuesday, June 19th - Pedal Vs. Metal: An in-town errand extravaganza! Choose your mode - walk, bike, drive, or ?? Meet us at the Transit Center at noon, get your errand list and get after it! Please E-mail us if you would like to participate.

Community Forum and Celebration at the D&SNGRR Train Museum from 5pm-7pm. We will walk through the draft Multi Modal Transportation Master Plan that is scheduled to be adopted by City Council in July, as well as thank the hundreds of citizens who participated in this process, making this a fantastic vision for Durango's many transportation networks. Food and beer donated byCarver Brewing CoSka Brewing, and Fired Up Pizza.

Wednesday, June 20th - Clean Commute Day Breakfast Stations for your morning commute at the Transit Center (8th Street and Camino del Rio), Mercy Regional Medical Center, and on 9th and Main in front of Steaming Bean. Stop by on your way to work to fuel your engine from 7am - 9:30am.

Thursday, June 21st - Love Your Commute Party at Ska Brewing from 5 pm - 8 pm. We will celebrate the winners of the Pedometer Challenge, Pedal Vs. Metal and the Commuter of the Year! Live music by Robby Overfield. Free bus rides back to the Transit Center (where you can park for free!) sponsored by Ska Brewing and Zia Taqueria.

Friday, June 22nd - Trails 2000 Bike After Work Party at Carver Brewing Company from 4 pm - 6 pm. Commuter Challenge Awards Ceremony and a special presentation by a representative from the League of American Bicyclists to Durango for our recent designation as a Gold Level Bicycle Friendly Community.

Click HERE for complete Clean Commute Week information.