Mayor Nutter at Bike Philly 2007 Former Mayor Street is in the background
WHAT In recognition of National Bike to Work day, Mayor Nutter will lead by example and commute to City Hall by bicycle. Citizens are invited to join the Mayor on his ride at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art at 8:30 a.m. This is a rain or shine event.
WHERE Begins at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and ends at Temple University Broad Street Plaza (1515 Market Street)
WHEN Friday, May 16, 2008 8:30 a.m.
Public is invited to join the Mayor at the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art 9:00 a.m. Mayor arrives at coffee reception at Temple University Plaza
WHY Friday, May 16, 2008 is National Bike to Work Day. With gas prices continuing to rise, bicyclist is the most affordable, healthy and sustainable method of commuting to work. Mayor Nutter’s participation demonstrates his commitment to making Philadelphia a sustainable city.
WHO Mayor Michael Nutter will join members of the Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia and the public on his bicycle commute to City Hall. Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia is a non-profit organization making bicycling better through advocacy and education by promoting biking as a healthy, low-cost, and environmentally-friendly form of transportation and recreation in southeast Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware. http://www.bicyclecoalition.org