07/19/06 Ride to Work Day

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  1. machine81

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    Press Release: For Immediate Release
    Date: 6/14/06
    Subject: Ride To Work Day 2006

    Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day is Wednesday, July 19, 2006

    This year's fifteenth annual motorcycle and scooter commuting demonstration will increase the number of riders on the road, according to Ride to Work, a non-profit advocacy organization. "Riding to work on this day shows the positive value of motorcycles and scooters for transportation. For many people, riding is an economical, efficient and socially responsible form of mobility that saves energy, helps the environment and provides a broad range of other public benefits," states Andy Goldfine, the event organizer. Motorcycle and scooter enthusiasts and rider organizations worldwide encourage their members to ride to work on this day.

    According to the United States Census Bureau and the Department of Transportation, over eighty million cars and light trucks are used for daily commuting on American roads, and about 200,000 motorcycles and scooters are a regular part of this mix. On Ride to Work Day, the practical side of riding becomes more visible as a larger number of America's 8,000,000 cycles are ridden to work.

    Ride to Work Day helps demonstrate how these vehicles make parking easier and help traffic flow better. Studies have shown that across equal distances commuting motorcyclists reach their destinations in less time than those using automobiles, that motorcycles and scooters consume less resources per mile than automobiles, and that they take up less space on roads. Motorcycle and scooter riders seek improved employer recognition and support for this form of transportation, and more public and government awareness of the positive value of riding.

    - Contact Ride To Work Day:
    Ride To Work, Inc.
    P.O. Box 1072, Proctor, Minnesota, 55810 USA
    www.ridetowork.org
    (218) 722-9806
    Christine Holt:
    [email protected]
    Andy Goldfine: [email protected]
     
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    Wolf No one plans to take the path that brings you lowe

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    i will do this if i pick up my bike by then
     
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    Every day I go to work is "Ride to Work Day.":hsd:
     
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    trez157 You can't trust freedom when it's not in your hand

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