Congratulations, Bicycle Commuters, on a GREAT 2015 Bicycle Commuter Contest!
The Bicycle Commuter Contest has drawn to a close. Coupons are mailed and prizes will be awarded Saturday, June 27, at the Prize Hoopla...be sure to go on down to the Farmers Market at 9:30 for the festivities.
We had another great year. Check out the numbers below.
And come back again for 2016!
2015 was a Record Breaker! Here's how we did.
We had a record-breaking year with 1,736 registrations, a 17 percent increase over 2014, an all-time record!
| First-time participants
| Returned mileage logs
| Miles ridden
| Average miles ridden per rider
| Total round-trip commutes
| Average number of days commuted by bike
| Tons of CO2 prevented
| % riders on a team
| Sponsors and supporters
Fifteen schools and colleges, 35 state and local agencies, Thurston County and the Cities of Olympia, Lacey and Tumwater all fielded teams this year.
Our 51 sponsors and supporters contributed coupons and free passes and more than 200 prize items.
Thurston County and the cities of Olympia, Lacey Tumwater, Yelm and Tenino all issued proclamations that May is Bike Commute Month in their jurisdictions.
Record participation in the Earth Day Market Ride and National Bike To Work Day- more than 200 participants in each event.
About 140 people also participated in a casual "Winter Mini-BCC" running for part of January and February, including "Winter Bike To Work Day" on February 13.
Way to go, bicycle commuters!!!
How do I get More Information?
Visit our blog for bicycling tips, photos, news, links, and up-to-date information. Sign up for our mailing list. For daily updates and cycling-related information, see our Facebook page. Or check out our Bicycle Commuter Contest Guide Book. You can also contact Duncan Green, 360-705-5874.