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September in Oregon means many things: great weather, kids returning to school, the Vaux Swifts' dramatic nightly nesting at Chapman Elementary, and the Bike Commute Challenge.
The Bike Commute Challenge is the nation’s most popular bike commute event, pitting employers throughout the state against each other to attain the highest bike commute rate. Over 11,000 people from nearly 1400 employers participated in this free and fun event. The Portland Bureau of Transportation is a long-time sponsor of the BCC.
Employers and co-workers have both been especially successful in encouraging and assisting new riders to begin biking to work. Here are a few examples:
If you have yet to register, it’s not too late. And anyone who logs at least one bike trip in a week is entered in a BTA drawing for prizes. If you need help signing up, check the BTA’s Help/FAQ page