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Cape Cod Commission Celebrates Bay State Bike Week, May 14-22, 2016

The Cape Cod Commission and the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority will join regional and state-wide efforts to promote the use of bicycles as a transportation alternative to driving single-occupant vehicles during Bay State Bike Week, May 14 through 22, 2016. Local and regional activities are planned.

Cape Cod Commission-sponsored events include:


  • Dennis: Cape Cod Rail Trail at Route 134 – Monday, May 16, 2016
  • Bourne: Cape Cod Canal Bike Path (adjacent to Buzzards Bay Train Station) – Tuesday, May 17, 2016
  • Orleans: Cape Cod Rail Trail at Main Street – Wednesday, May 18, 2016

All Bike Safety Promotions start at 4 p.m.

Sponsored by the Cape Cod Commission


Attention Bikers: Wear your helmet and get free stuff!  Official Bay State Bike Week lights, reflective bags and giveaways will be distributed (while supplies last).

Contact: Transportation Engineer Patrick Tierney, Cape Cod Commission, 508-362-3828



Friday, May 20, 2016
Time: 8:00-9:00 a.m., Hyannis Village Green, Main Street, Hyannis

Sponsored by the Cape Cod Regional Transit Authority, Cape Cod Commission, MassBike, SeaSports Cyclery & Outdoors and the Town of Barnstable
Bike Commuters to Hyannis – start your day off right!  Maps, schedules, and light refreshments/coffee will be available.  Free minor bike adjustments supplied by Sea Sports Cyclery & Outdoors. Bike Week lights, bags and giveaways will be distributed (while supplies last)

Contact: Lev Malakhoff, Cape Cod Commission, 508-362-3828


A calendar, announcements, and information about this and other Cape Cod Commission bicycle and pedestrian planning initiatives are also available on the web site:

Additional Bike Week events being held on the Cape by other organizations are also posted on the Bay State Bike Week online calendar ( A drop-down menu on that site pinpoints events in specific areas of Massachusetts. Bay State Bike Week is supported in part by the Federal Highway Administration, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, and MassBike.



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