The city’s Gary Shell Cross-City Trail and the River to Sea Bike Route will be in the spotlight in May during National Bike Month. National Bike Month promotes bicycling as an alternative mode of transportation.
Learn more about National Bike Month events
Register for National Bike to Work Month
Members of the community are encouraged to record ALL their rides, whether it be to work, the store, or just for a ride. The Wilmington Metropolitan Planning Organization (WMPO) is tracking the number of people participating in Bike to Work Month. Participants are asked to register in advance by visiting http://www.surveymonkey.com/r/b2wm2019. The data obtained can help the WMPO apply for grants and a possible Bicycle-Friendly Community designation.
30th Annual River to Sea Bike Ride
National Bike to Work Week
Members of the community are encouraged to ride their bike to work at least once this week.
Why register for Bike to Work Month?
This data will help the WMPO secure funding for the event in the future, apply for Bicycle Friendly Community and Business designation and show community support for bicycle projects.
After Bike to Work Month is over, participants will receive a survey to enter their information, followed by an email indicating the total number of people who biked to work and companies/organizations with employees participating.
What is the best route to take?
View regional bike maps to help determine the most suitable route
Cross-City Trail – primarily a 10′ wide multi-use path
River to Sea Bikeway – variety of on- and off-road facilities
Be a Looker
Bike safety information
Watch For Me NC
‘Cyclists are your Neighbors’ Safety Video
‘Be Aware: Watch & Listen’ Safety Video
‘Visibility & Predictability’ Safety Video
‘Cyclists and Drivers’ Doors’ Safety Video
‘Pedestrian Crosswalk’ Safety Video
‘Avoid Right Hooks’ Safety Video
‘Avoid Left Cross’ Safety Video