County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez speaking to the BIKE 305 participants

Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez led the March 6th Bike-to-Work Day kick-off event at Vizcaya Metrorail Station, demonstrating the ease of cycling to work, especially when combined with a trip on public transportation. The Mayor was joined by Miami-Dade Commissioner Daniella Levine Cava, Bike305 partnering municipal mayors and sponsors and members of the cycling community.

County Commissioner (Dist 8) Daniella Levine Cava and Palmetto Bay Mayor Gene Flinn

On Bike-to-Work Day residents were asked to leave their cars behind, as an option to reduce traffic congestion and experience the stress-relieving health benefits of riding a bicycle. This annual signature event highlights a calendar of cycling activities during March, which is “Bike305 Month” in the county.

Bike305 is a collaboration of Miami-Dade County municipalities, Miami-Dade Transit, and cycling groups throughout South Florida, promoting healthy lifestyles and transportation alternatives through bike-friendly events, promotion of safe, connected bikeways, trails and greenways, and programs that teach safe-cycling skills to children and adults.

BIKE 305 sponsor Mack Cycle’s Mary Jane Mark and Mayor Gimenez.

Event sponsors included: Mack Cycle & Fitness, State Farm Agent Manny Miranda, No Boundaries, Miami Hitches, Shell Lumber, and Panther Coffee.

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